French Film Festival 2016

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La Grande Vadrouille La Grande Vadrouille
La Grande Vadrouille and The Battle Of The Rails
The Battle Of The Rails (La bataille du rail) (Country: France; Year: 1946; Director: René Clément; Writer: René Clément, Colette Audry; Stars: Marcel Barnault, Jean Clarieux, Jean Daurand, Jacques Desagneaux, François Joux, Pierre Latour, Tony Laurent, Robert Le Ray, Pierre Lozach, Pierre Mindaist, Léon Pauléon, Fernand Rauzéna, Redon, Michel Salina, Max Woll)
The story of railroad workers who joined the French Resistance.
Gates Of The Night (Les portes de la nuit) (Country: France; Year: 1946; Director: Marcel Carné; Writer: Jacques Prévert, Jacques Prévert; Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Serge Reggiani, Yves Montand, Nathalie Nattier, Saturnin Fabre, Raymond Bussières, Jean Vilar, Sylvia Bataille, Jane Marken, Dany Robin, Gabrielle Fontan, Christian Simon, Jean Maxime, Fabien Loris, René Blancard)
In the months following the liberation of Paris, a man meets a tramp who tells him he will meet the most beautiful woman in the world.
La Grande Vadrouille (Country: France, UK; Year: 1966; Director: Gérard Oury; Writer: Gérard Oury; Stars: Bourvil, Louis de Funès, Terry-Thomas, Claudio Brook, Andréa Parisy, Colette Brosset, Mike Marshall, Mary Marquet, Pierre Bertin, Benno Sterzenbach, Marie Dubois, Sieghardt Rupp, Reinhard Kolldehoff, Helmuth Schneider, Paul Préboist)
Two ordinary Frenchman help the crew of an RAF bomber shot down over Paris during the German occupation
Napoleon (Country: France; Year: 1927; Director: Abel Gance; Writer: Abel Gance; Stars: Albert Dieudonné, Vladimir Roudenko, Edmond Van Daële, Alexandre Koubitzky, Antonin Artaud, Abel Gance, Gina Manès, Suzanne Bianchetti, Marguerite Gance, Yvette Dieudonné, Philippe Hériat, Pierre Batcheff, Eugénie Buffet, Acho Chakatouny, Nicolas Koline)
A film about the French Field Marshal's youth and early military career.
Pépé Le Moko (Country: France; Year: 1937; Director: Julien Duvivier; Writer: Henri La Barthe, Henri La Barthe, Julien Duvivier, Jacques Constant, Henri Jeanson; Stars: Jean Gabin, Gabriel Gabrio, Saturnin Fabre, Fernand Charpin, Lucas Gridoux, Gilbert Gil, Marcel Dalio, Charles Granval, Gaston Modot, René Bergeron, Paul Escoffier, Roger Legris, Jean Témerson, Robert Ozanne, Philippe Richard)
A wanted gangster takes refuge in the Casbah, but will he be tempted to leave it to visit a woman?

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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