French Film Festival 2019

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A Faithful Man A Faithful Man
A Faithful Man and Amanda
Alice And The Mayor (Alice et le Maire) (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Nicolas Pariser; Writer: Nicolas Pariser; Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Anaïs Demoustier, Nora Hamzawi, Léonie Simaga, Antoine Reinartz, Maud Wyler, Alexandre Steiger, Pascal Rénéric, Thomas Rortais, Thomas Chabrol, Gwenaëlle Simon, Sébastien Autret, Fabrice Luchini, Anaïs Demoustier, Nora Hamzawi)
The mayor of Lyon, Paul Théraneau, is in a delicate position. After 30 years in politics, he is running out of ideas... his solution is to hire a new employee, who has very different ideas to his own.
Amanda (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Mikhaël Hers; Writer: Maud Ameline, Mikhaël Hers; Stars: Vincent Lacoste, Isaure Multrier, Stacy Martin, Ophélia Kolb, Marianne Basler, Jonathan Cohen, Nabiha Akkari, Greta Scacchi, Bakary Sangaré, Claire Tran, Elli Medeiros, Zoé Bruneau, Lily Bensliman, Raphaël Thiéry, Leah Lapiower)
A man assumes a new responsibility for his niece as a potential guardian.
La Belle Epoque (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Nicolas Bedos; Writer: Nicolas Bedos; Stars: Fanny Ardent, Daniel Auteuil, Guillaume Canet, Doria Tillier)
Victor, sixtysomething, decides to relive the most memorable week of his existence, 40 years earlier, when he met the love of his life.
Burning Ghost (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Stéphane Batut; Writer: Stéphane Batut, Christine Dory, Frédéric Videau; Stars: Thimotée Robart, Judith Chemla, Saadia Bentaïeb, Djolof Mbengue, Marie-José Kilolo Maputu, Cecilia Mangini, Babakar Bâ, Bernard Mazzinghi, Frédéric Bonpart, Antoine Chappey, Jacques Nolot, Daphne Koutsafti, Mohamed Lamouri, Jeanne Gorin, Nusch Batut)
Juste wanders the streets of Paris looking for people only he can see. He collects their last memory before helping them into the afterlife... until one day he meets a woman who changes his perspective.
Conviction (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2018; Director: Antoine Raimbault; Writer: Karim Dridi, Isabelle Lazard, Isabelle Lazard, Isabelle Lazard, Antoine Raimbault, Antoine Raimbault, Antoine Raimbault; Stars: Marina Foïs, Olivier Gourmet, Laurent Lucas, Philippe Uchan, Jean Benguigui, François Fehner, François Caron, Philippe Dormoy, Jean-Claude Leguay, Armande Boulanger, Steve Tientcheu, Léo Labertrandie, Laurent Schilling, Pascal Galazka, Arnaud Pépin)
Court thriller based on the trial of a man accused of killing his wife.
La Belle Epoque La Belle Epoque
La Belle Epoque and School's Out
A Faithful Man (L’Homme fidèle) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Louis Garrel; Writer: Jean-Claude Carrière, Louis Garrel; Stars: Lily-Rose Depp, Louis Garrel, Laetitia Casta, Lily-Rose Depp, Louis Garrel, Laetitia Casta)
Rom-com love triangle with added kid.
Just A Breath Away (Dans La Brume) (Country: France, Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Daniel Roby; Writer: Guillaume Lemans, Jimmy Bemon; Stars: Romain Duris, Olga Kurylenko, Fantine Harduin, Michel Robin, Anna Gaylor)
A family struggles to survive when a massive earthquake in Paris is followed by the appearance of a strange white mist.
Just Retired (Joyeuse Retraite!) (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Fabrice Bracq; Writer: Fabrice Bracq, Guillaume Clicquot de Mentque; Stars: Thierry Lhermitte, Michèle Laroque, Loup-Denis Elion, Judith Magre, Alain Doutey, Arielle Sémenoff, Constance Labbé, Amélie Etasse, Gérémy Crédeville, Nicole Ferroni, Isaline Ponroy, Michel Cymès, Omar Mebrouk, Nicolas Martinez)
A couple looking forward to retirement find their plans scuppered when their daughter turns up on their doorstep.
Lullaby (Chanson Douce, Perfect Nanny) (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Lucie Borleteau; Writer: Lucie Borleteau, Jérémie Elkaïm, Leila Slimani; Stars: Leïla Bekhti, Karin Viard, Antoine Reinartz, Martine Chevallier, Leïla Bekhti, Karin Viard, Antoine Reinartz, Martine Chevallier)
When a mum hires a nanny, she quickly develops a relationship with the family's children leading to mutual dependence and trouble.
Paper Flags (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Nathan Ambrosioni; Stars: Noémie Merlant, Guillaume Gouix, Noémie Merlant, Guillaume Gouix)
A woman's life is turned upside down when her older brother is released from jail.
School's Out (L’Heure De La Sortie) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Sébastien Marnier; Writer: Sébastien Marnier; Stars: Laurent Lafitte, Emmanuelle Bercot, Gringe)
A group of six classmates harbour a dark and dangerous secret.
The Wolf's Call (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Antonin Baudry; Writer: Antonin Baudry, Antonin Baudry; Stars: François Civil, Omar Sy, Mathieu Kassovitz, Reda Kateb, Paula Beer, Alexis Michalik, Jean-Yves Berteloot, Damien Bonnard, Pierre Cevaer, Sébastien Libessart, Paul Granier, Etienne Guillou-Kervern, Guillaume Duhesme, Simon Thomas, Bastien Ughetto)
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