Amanda
A man assumes a new responsibility for his niece as a potential guardian.
By The Grace Of God
When Alexandre learns that the priest who abused him as a boy is still working with children, he and other victims take action against the perpetrator.

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Dilili In Paris
With the help of her friend, a delivery boy, young Dilili from New Caledonia investigates a spate of mysterious kidnappings of young girls that is plaguing the Paris of the Belle Epoque.
A Faithful Man
Rom-com love triangle with added kid.

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Jeannette: The Childhood Of Joan Of Arc
Musical about the French heroine.

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Oh Mercy!
A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.
On A Magical Night
After 20 years of marriage, Maria decides to leave her husband. She moves into room 212 at the hotel across the street, with a bird’s-eye view of her apartment, her husband and the life she shared with him.
La Piscine
A couple's idyllic summer break is interrupted by the arrival of an old flame and his daughter.
Portrait Of A Lady On Fire
On an isolated island in Bretagne at the end of the 18th century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

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The Swallows Of Kabul
Summer 1998 - Kabul under Taliban rule. Zunaira and Mohsen are young and in love. Despite the daily violence and misery, they hope for a better future. One day, a foolish gesture causes life to take an irrevocable turn.

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Yao
A teenager in a Senegalese village will do anything to meet his hero.
Young Ahmed
A teenager becomes radicalised.
News

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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NewFest
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Cambridge Film Festival
The festival returns for its 39th year

Iris Prize Festival
Wales' premier LGBT+ film festival

Grimmfest
Manchester horror festival is back and bigger than ever

London Film Festival
Showcase of global film

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