The 26th edition of the French Film Festival UK will run at venues up and down the country between November 7 and December 16.

Among the highlights are Gilles Lellouche's Sink Or Swim and classics including Cyrano De Bergerac and La Grand Illusion.

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The Lady In The Portrait
The Lady In The Portrait
An empress commissions a painting of herself from a French outsider and Jesuit priest in hopes of stirring her husband's interest in this lavish period piece.
A young male sex worker searches for love and companionship.
Woman Up!
Woman Up!
An ambitious woman treads a dangerous path as she attempts to crash the corporate boys’ club.
Mrs Hyde
Mrs Hyde
After a teacher is struck by lightning, she discovers a powerful and dangerous alter ego.
Sink Or Swim
Sink Or Swim
A comedy drama about a male synchronised swimming team.
The Image Book
The Image Book
Nothing but silence. Nothing but a revolutionary song. A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand.
Sorry Angel
Sorry Angel
Two gay men struggle with love in the shadow of mortality.
The Graduation
The Graduation
A documentary about selection procedures at cinema school La Fémis in Paris.
La Grande Illusion
La Grande Illusion
French prisoners in the First World War plot a series of escapes. Currently out to own as part of the seven-disc Jean Renoir Collection.
Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac
Superior retelling - in verse - of the classic romance.
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French Film Festival Features

Honoré goes back to the future
Director on sex in the Nineties, nudity, seduction and desire
Accidental metamorphosis
Serge Bozon on Romain Duris, superheroes, Bertolt Brecht and Mrs. Hyde
A complicated woman
Isabelle Huppert on torturing teachers and playing Mrs Géquil and Mrs Hyde
La Grande Illusion
A book launch, a classic film, and a look at the history of French cinema

French Film Festival News

French Film Festival line-up revealed
Jean-Paul Rappeneau among guests

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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