French Film Festival 2013

Celebration of the comic star to commemorate the 30th anniversary of his death.

View other French Film Festival Films by strand: Classic, Discovery Horizons, Documentaries, Family, Panorama Horizons, Preview, Shorts, Tribute to Maurice Pialat

Delusions Of Grandeur (La folie des grandeurs) (Country: France, Spain, Italy, West Germany; Year: 1971; Director: Gérard Oury; Writer: Gérard Oury, Danièle Thompson, Marcel Jullian, Sandro Continenza; Stars: Louis de Funès, Yves Montand, Alice Sapritch, Karin Schubert, Alberto de Mendoza, Don Jaime de Mora y Aragón, Eduardo Fajardo, Antonio Pica, Joaquín Solís, Venantino Venantini, Gabriele Tinti, Paul Préboist, Salvatore Borghese, Astrid Frank, Robert Le Béal)
Comic take on 16th century Spain.
Louis de Funès Forever (Monsieur de Funès) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Gregory Monro; Writer: Gregory Monro, Catherine Zenabeth; Stars: Louis de Funès, Jamel Debbouze, Alexandre Astier, Guillaume Gallienne, Marcel Rufo, Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache, Claude Zidi, Bernard Alane, Mylène Demongeot, Serge Korber, Maurice Risch, Patrice Thibaud, Pascal Thomas, Roger Van Hool)
Documentary about the French comic star.
A Pig Across Paris (La traversée de Paris, Four Bags Full) (Country: France, Italy; Year: 1956; Director: Claude Autant-Lara; Writer: Marcel Aymé, Jean Aurenche, Jean Aurenche, Pierre Bost, Pierre Bost; Stars: Jean Gabin, Bourvil, Jeannette Batti, Georgette Anys, Robert Arnoux, Laurence Badie, Myno Burney, Germaine Delbat, Monette Dinay, Jean Dunot, Bernard La Jarrige, Jacques Marin, Hubert de Lapparent, Hans Verner, Hugues Wanner)
Slapstick comedy about two men smuggling meat across German occupied Paris.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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