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The French Film Festival celebrates its silver anniversary this year, touring locations up and down the UK. Guests attending this year's festival include young French talent Felix Kyskil, who features in two films at this year's event - Redoutable and Lover For A Day.
This year's Classics section includes tributes to Jeanne Moreau and Claude Berri.
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An exploration of group dynamics in a young people’s writing workshop.
A fragile young woman falls for her psychotherapist... and his twin.
A woman embraces a new phase in her life.
Story of a singer who finds herself in desperate circumstances after her son has an accident.
Four animated tales give a twist to tradition.
Filmmaking and real life start to blur for a director making a biopic about female singer Barbara.
Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy, attractive, in love, they marry. But the film’s reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc.
A filmmaker's life becomes complicated by the return of a former lover.
A plantation owner in Indochina finds herself in a love rivalry with her adopted daughter as France's colonial strength wanes.
A lung specialist discovers a direct link between suspicious deaths and state-approved medicine. She fights single-handedly for the truth to come out.
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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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