French Film Festival 2015

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All About Them All About Them
All About Them and The Clearstream Affair
All About Them (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2015; Director: Jérôme Bonnell; Writer: Jérôme Bonnell, Jérôme Bonnell, Maël Piriou; Stars: Anaïs Demoustier, Félix Moati, Sophie Verbeeck, Patrick d'Assumçao, Olivier Broche, Laure Calamy, Hannelore Cayre, Claire Magnin, Caroline Baehr, Pierre Bizet, Marcelle Fontaine, Pascal Roux, Jurica Barisic, Mathieu Intikalau, Franck Andrieux)
Love triangle romcom.
Chorus (Country: Canada, Mexico; Year: 2015; Director: François Delisle; Writer: François Delisle; Stars: Sébastien Ricard, Fanny Mallette, Geneviève Bujold, Pierre Curzi, )
A marriage torn apart by the disappearance of a child is reconnected as events offer closure, resurrecting emotions and a kind of hope
The Clearstream Affair (L'enquête) (Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium; Year: 2014; Director: Vincent Garenq; Writer: Vincent Garenq, Stéphane Cabel, based on the book by Denis Robert, Yan Lindingre and Laurent Astier; Stars: Gilles Lellouche, Charles Berling, Laurent Capelluto, Florence Loiret Caille, Christian Kmiotek, Grégoire Bonnet, Antoine Gouy, Eric Naggar, Gilles Arbona, Hervé Falloux, Laurent D'Olce, Thomas Séraphine, Jean-Pol Brissart, Marie-Christine Orry, Marc Olinger)
Finance thriller, based on the real exploits of Denis Robert – an investigative journalist who spent years tracking the illicit activities of the Luxembourg-based Clearstream bank.
Diary Of A Chambermaid (Journal d'une femme de chambre) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Benoît Jacquot; Writer: Benoît Jacquot, Hélène Zimmer, based on the novel by Octave Mirbeau; Stars: Léa Seydoux, Vincent Lindon, Vincent Lacoste, Clotilde Mollet, Hervé Pierre)
An alert servant works for a wealthy couple in rural France.
Family For Rent (Une famille à louer) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2015; Director: Jean-Pierre Améris; Writer: Jean-Pierre Améris, Murielle Magellan; Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Virginie Efira, François Morel, Philippe Rebbot, Pauline Serieys, Calixte Broisin-Doutaz, Edith Scob, Nancy Tate, Nathalie Gessier, Taïra, Rémy Roubakha, Xavier Mathieu, Gwendoline Hamon, Mathilde Wambergue, Bigg Shake)
A shy 40something rents a woman's family in return for clearing her debts.
Wild Life Wild Life
Wild Life and My Golden Days
In The Shadow Of Women (L'Ombre Des Femmes) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Philippe Garrel; Writer: Jean-Claude Carrière, Caroline Deruas-Garrel; Stars: Clotilde Courau, Vimala Pons, Stanislas Merhar, Mounir Margoum)
A documentary maker embarking on an affair with his assistant is surprised to discover his partner already has a lover.
The Lady In The Car With Glasses And A Gun (Country: France, US; Year: 1970; Director: Anatole Litvak; Writer: Sébastien Japrisot, Sébastien Japrisot, Anatole Litvak, Sébastien Japrisot, Anatole Litvak, Richard Harris, Eleanor Perry; Stars: Samantha Eggar, Oliver Reed, John McEnery, Stéphane Audran, Billie Dixon, Bernard Fresson, Marcel Bozzuffi, Philippe Nicaud, Martine Kelly, Jacques Fabbri, Jacques Legras, Lisa Jouvet, André Oumansky, Yves Pignot, Louise Rioton)
A lonely Parisian secretary takes her boss's car on a joyride.
The Last Diamond (Le Dernier Diamant) (Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium; Year: 2014; Director: Eric Barbier; Writer: Eric Barbier, Marie Eynard, Trân-Minh Nam; Stars: Yvan Attal, Bérénice Bejo, Jean-François Stévenin, Antoine Basler, Jacques Spiesser, Annie Cordy, Michel Israel, Charlie Dupont, Danièle Denie, Gene Bervoets, Daniel Hanssens, Cecilia Guichart, Isaka Sawadogo, Bernard Sens, Olivier Bony)
A thief on parole agrees to one last job.
Macadam Stories (Asphalte) (Year: 2015; Director: Samuel Benchetrit; Stars: Michael Pitt, Isabelle Huppert, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Gustave Kervern)
The lives and loneliness of residents on a council estate.
The Measure Of A Man (La Loi Du marché, A Simple Man) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Stéphane Brizé; Writer: Stéphane Brizé, Olivier Gorce; Stars: Vincent Lindon, Karine de Mirbeck, Matthieu Schaller)
A supermarket guard faces a moral quandry.
Standing Tall Standing Tall
Standing Tall and The Last Diamond
Memories (Les souvenirs) (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Jean-Paul Rouve; Writer: David Foenkinos, Jean-Paul Rouve; Stars: Michel Blanc, Annie Cordy, Mathieu Spinosi, Chantal Lauby, William Lebghil, Flore Bonaventura, Audrey Lamy, Jean-Paul Rouve, Jacques Boudet, Xavier Briere, Yvan Garouel, Daniel Morin, Blanche Gardin, Laurent Cléry, Arthur Benzaquen)
A night watchman finds his family's life thrown off course by the death of his grandfather.
Microbe And Gasoline (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Michel Gondry; Writer: Michel Gondry; Stars: Ange Dargent, Théophile Baquet, Diane Besnier, Audrey Tautou)
Two young friends embark on a road trip across France in a vehicle they built themselves.
My Friend Victoria (Mon amie Victoria) (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Jean-Paul Civeyrac; Writer: Jean-Paul Civeyrac, based on the novel by Doris Lessing; Stars: Guslagie Malanga, Nadia Moussa, Keylia Achie Beguie, Keemyah Omolongo, Catherine Mouchet, Pascal Greggory, Pierre Andrau, Alexis Loret, Tony Harrisson, Moussa Sylla, Aurore Broutin)
The story of two young Parisiennes and their different destinies
My Golden Days (Trois Souvenirs De Ma Jeunesse, My Golden Years) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Arnaud Desplechin; Writer: Arnaud Desplechin, Julie Peyr; Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Lou Roy-Lecollinet, Quentin Dolmaire, Léonard Matton)
Part prequel to My Sex Life. Paul remembers his youth and the consequences of true love.
My King (Mon Roi) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Maïwenn; Writer: Etienne Comar, Maïwenn; Stars: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Bercot, Louis Garrel, Isild Le Besco, Chrystèle Saint Louis Augustin )
An injured woman in a rehabilitation centre recalls an all encompassing love.
Chorus Chorus
Chorus and My Friend Victoria
The Night Watchman (Jamais de la vie, The Night Watchmen) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2015; Director: Pierre Jolivet; Writer: Pierre Jolivet, Simon Michaël, Simon Moutairou; Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Valérie Bonneton, Marc Zinga, Thierry Hancisse, Jean-François Cayrey, Paco Boublard, Nader Boussandel, Vincent Debost, Yassine Douighi, Guerassim Dichliev, Soufiane Guerrab, Julie Ferrier, Bénabar, Clémence Aubry, Adama Bathily)
A night watchman's life starts to unravel after he realises his colleagues are planning a heist.
Santa Claus! (Le Pere Noel) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2014; Director: Alexandre Coffre; Writer: Rachel Palmieri, Fabrice Carazzo, Alexandre Coffre, Laurent Zeitoun, Carol Noble, Yoann Gromb; Stars: Tahar Rahim, Victor Cabal, Annelise Hesme, Michaël Abiteboul, Philippe Rebbot, Amélie Glenn, Jean-François Cayrey, Djibril Gueye, Naoufel Aliju, Satya Dusaugey, Charlie Dupont, Lou Ballon, Charles Albiol, Steve Tran, Mathieu Lourdel)
A child mistakes a cat burglar for Father Christmas.
Standing Tall (La Tête Haute) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Emmanuelle Bercot; Writer: Emmanuelle Bercot, Marcia Romano; Stars: Rod Paradot, Catherine Deneuve, Sara Forestier)
The story of a young delinquent and the woman who sets out to try to change his destiny.
The Sweet Escape (Comme un avion) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Bruno Podalydès; Writer: Bruno Podalydès; Stars: Bruno Podalydès, Sandrine Kiberlain, Agnès Jaoui, Vimala Pons, Denis Podalydès, Michel Vuillermoz, Jean-Noël Brouté, Pierre Arditi, Noémie Lvovsky, Samir Guesmi, Mehdi Djaadi, Blutch, Benjamin Lavernhe, Leslie Menu, Nassime Nazari)
A 50-year-old graphic designer decides to quit his urban life and go on an adventure.
Wild Life (Vie sauvage) (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2014; Director: Cédric Kahn; Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Céline Sallette, David Gastou, Sofiane Neveu, Tara-Jay Bangalter, Romain Depret, Jules Ritmanic)
A father tries to raise his two sons away from civilisation.

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

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

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