French Film Festival 2016

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From The Land Of The Moon From The Land Of The Moon
From The Land Of The Moon and Caprice
Caprice (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Emmanuel Mouret; Writer: Emmanuel Mouret; Stars: Virginie Efira, Anaïs Demoustier, Emmanuel Mouret, Laurent Stocker, Thomas Blanchard, Mathilde Warnier, Olivier Cruveiller, Botum Dupuis, Néo Rouleau, Léo Lorléac'h, Michaël Cohen, Jade Nguyen, Laurent Manzoni, Gabrielle Atger, Grégoire Tachnakian)
A stupid man becomes embroiled in an unlikely love triangle.
Chocolat (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Roschdy Zem; Writer: Cyril Gely, Olivier Gorce, Gérard Noiriel, Roschdy Zem; Stars: Omar Sy, James Thierrée, Clotilde Hesme, Olivier Gourmet, Frédéric Pierrot, Noémie Lvovsky, Alice de Lencquesaing, Alex Descas, Olivier Rabourdin, Thibault de Montalembert, Héléna Soubeyrand, Xavier Beauvois, Christophe Fluder, Antonin Maurel, Mick Holsbeke)
The story of the first black circus artist in France.
Come What May (En mai, fais ce qu’il te plaît) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2015; Director: Christian Carion; Writer: Andrew Bampfield, Christian Carion, Laure Irrmann; Stars: August Diehl, Olivier Gourmet, Mathilde Seigner, Alice Isaaz, Matthew Rhys, Joshio Marlon, Thomas Schmauser, Laurent Gerra, Jacques Bonnaffé, François Godart, Florence Masure, Rose Lemaire, Simon Ferrante, Axelle Bossard, Franck Andrieux)
As the French inhabitants of a village flee the Nazi invasion with the child of a jailed German in tow, his father is freed and sets out looking for his son.
Cézanne And I (Cézanne Et Moi) (Country: France; Year: 2016; Director: Danièle Thompson; Writer: Danièle Thompson; Stars: Guillaume Canet, Guillaume Gallienne, Alice Pol, Déborah François, Pierre Yvon, Sabine Azéma, Gérard Meylan, Laurent Stocker, Isabelle Candelier, Freya Mavor, Félicien Juttner, Flore Babled, Romain Cottard, Alexandre Kouchner, Romain Lancry), Official Site, Trailer
Drama about the friendship between Cézanne and Émile Zola.
The Death of Louis XIV (La mort de Louis XIV, Last Days Of Louis XIV) (Country: France; Year: 2016; Director: Albert Serra; Writer: Thierry Lounas, Albert Serra; Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Filipe Duarte, Patrick d'Assumçao, José Wallenstein, Bernard Belin, Irène Silvagni, Philippe Crespeau, Marc Susini)
Drama about the final days of the Sun King.
Slack Bay Slack Bay
Slack Bay and Cézanne And I
Fanny's Journey (Country: France; Year: 2016; Director: Lola Doillon; Stars: Léonie Souchaud, Fantine Harduin, Juliane Lepoureau, Ryan Brodie, Anaïs Meiringer, Lou Lambrecht, Igor van Dessel, Jeanne Abraham, Pascaline Crêvecoeur, Alice D'Hauwe, Clémentine Dandoy-Crêvecoeur, Cécile De France, Stéphane De Groodt, Elea Körner, Romàn Malempré)
Fanny and her sisters attempt to escape Nazi-occupied France.
The First, The Last (Les premiers les derniers) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2016; Director: Bouli Lanners; Writer: Bouli Lanners; Stars: Albert Dupontel, Bouli Lanners, Suzanne Clément, Michael Lonsdale, David Murgia, Aurore Broutin, Philippe Rebbot, Serge Riaboukine, Lionel Abelanski, Virgile Bramly, Max von Sydow, Fabrice Adde, Pascale Wouters, Sybille Blouin, Loredana Flori)
Two bounty hunters encounter two cowboys in the French countryside.
From The Land Of The Moon (Mal de pierres) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2016; Director: Nicole Garcia; Writer: Nicole Garcia and Jacques Fieschi, based on the book by Milena Agus; Stars: Marion Cotillard, Louis Garrel, Àlex Brendemühl, Brigitte Roüan, Gwendoline Fiquet, Victoire Du Bois, Aloïse Sauvage, Inès Grunenwald, Victor Quilichini, Caroline Megglé)
Twenty-year story of the loves of a passionate, free-spirited woman.
Made in France (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Nicolas Boukhrief; Writer: Nicolas Boukhrief, Éric Besnard; Stars: Malik Zidi, Dimitri Storoge, François Civil, Nassim Si Ahmed, Ahmed Dramé, Nailia Harzoune, Nicolas Grandhomme, Assaad Bouab, Malek Oudjail, Laurent Alexandre, Franck Gastambide, Judith Davis, Tidjo Grand, Emilie Parvillers, David Serero)
Thriller about a journalist who infiltrate's a jihadi cell in Paris.
Parisienne (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Danielle Arbid; Writer: Danielle Arbid, Julie Peyr; Stars: Manal Issa, Vincent Lacoste, Paul Hamy, Damien Chapelle, Dominique Blanc, Clara Ponsot, India Hair, Bastien Bouillon, Alain Libolt, Waleed Zuaiter, Mathilde Bisson, Orelsan, Elina Löwensohn, Philippe Résimont, Dima Al Joundi)
An intrepid and self-possessed young Lebanese woman restlessly accommodates herself to her new home in Paris during the mid-90s.
The White Knights The White Knights
The White Knights and Parisienne
The Scent Of Mandarin (L'odeur de la mandarine) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Gilles Legrand; Writer: Guillaume Laurant, Gilles Legrand; Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Georgia Scalliet, Dimitri Storoge, Hélène Vincent, Marine Vallée, Fred Ulysse, Romain Bouteille, Michel Robin, Alix Bénézech, Urbain Cancelier)
A man who lost a leg during World War I embarks on a relationship with his recently widowed carer.
Slack Bay (Ma Loute) (Country: Germany, France; Year: 2016; Director: Bruno Dumont; Writer: Bruno Dumont; Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Juliette Binoche, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Thierry Lavieville, Jean-Luc Vincent, Didier Desprès, Raph, Laura Dupré, Brandon Lavieville, Cyril Rigaux, Angélique Vergara)
Period comedy, set in 1910, about the investigation into disappearances from beaches in France.
The White Knights (Les chevaliers blancs) (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2015; Director: Joachim Lafosse; Writer: Zélia Abadie, Bulle Decarpentries, Joachim Lafosse, Thomas van Zuylen; Stars: Vincent Lindon, Louise Bourgoin, Valérie Donzelli, Reda Kateb, Yannick Renier, Stéphane Bissot, Tatiana Rojo, Tibo Vandenborre, Philippe Rebbot, Travis Kerschen, Jean-Henri Compère, Luc Van Gunderbeeck)
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