French Film Festival 2020

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Arab Blues (Un Divan A Tunis) (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Manele Labidi; Writer: Manele Labidi, Maud Ameline; Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Majd Mastoura, Hichem Yacoubi, Moncef Ajengui, Ramla Ayari, Amen Arbi, Feryel Chammari, Aïsha Ben Miled, Golshifteh Farahani, Majd Mastoura, Hichem Yacoubi, Moncef Ajengui, Ramla Ayari, Amen Arbi, Feryel Chammari)
A Parisian psychoanalyst tries to set up a practice in a post-Arab Spring Tunis.
Cyrano My Love (Edmond) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2018; Director: Alexis Michalik; Writer: Alexis Michalik, Alexis Michalik, Alexis Michalik, Alexis Michalik, Alexis Michalik; Stars: Thomas Solivérès, Olivier Gourmet, Mathilde Seigner, Tom Leeb, Lucie Boujenah, Alice de Lencquesaing, Clémentine Célarié, Igor Gotesman, Dominique Pinon, Simon Abkarian, Marc Andréoni, Jean-Michel Martial, Alexis Michalik, Benjamin Bellecour, Olivier Lejeune)
Period-set biopic reveals the drama behind the playwright’s most famous work, Cyrano de Bergerac.
In The Name Of The Land (Au Nom De La Terre) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Edouard Bergeon; Writer: Edouard Bergeon, Emmanuel Courcol; Stars: Guillaume Canet, Veerle Baetens, Anthony Bajon, Rufus)
A farmer in a once idyllic situation find himself falling to pieces under the burden of debt.
Lola (Lola vers la mer) (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2019; Director: Laurent Micheli; Writer: Laurent Micheli; Stars: Mya Bollaers, Benoît Magimel, Els Deceukelier, Sami Outalbali, Jérémy Zagba, Anemone Valcke, Adriana Da Fonseca, Delphine Bibet, Félix Vannoorenberghe, Denis Mpunga, Mathias Sercu, Vincenzo De Jonghe, Anne-Marie Loop, Kris Swinnen, Robbie Cleiren)
Just when Lola, 18 years old and transgender, learns that she can finally have surgery her mother, her only financial support, passes away.
My Donkey, My Lover & I (My Donkey, My Lover And I, Antoinette dans les Cévennes) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2020; Director: Caroline Vignal; Writer: Caroline Vignal; Stars: Laure Calamy, Benjamin Lavernhe, Olivia Côte, Marc Fraize, Jean-Pierre Martins, Louise Vidal, Lucia Sanchez, Maxence Tual, Marie Rivière, François Caron, Ludivine de Chastenet, Bertrand Combe, Pierre Laur, Denis Mpunga, Dorothée Tavernier)
Antoinette, a school teacher, is looking forward to her long planned summer holidays with her secret lover Vladimir, the father of one of her pupils... but when she discovers he can't come, she decides to follow him.
Perfumes (Les Parfums) (Country: France; Year: 2020; Director: Grégory Magne; Writer: Grégory Magne; Stars: Emmanuelle Devos, Gustave Kervern, Sergi López, Grégory Montel, Pauline Moulène, Zelie Rixhon, William Sciortino, Fabien Tucci, Emmanuelle Devos, Gustave Kervern, Sergi López, Grégory Montel, Pauline Moulène, Zelie Rixhon, William Sciortino)
A friendship begins to blossom between a stressed chauffeur and his aloof client.
Slalom (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2020; Director: Charlène Favier; Writer: Charlène Favier; Stars: Noée Abita, Axel Auriant, Muriel Combeau, Marie Denarnaud, François Godart, Catherine Marchal, Jérémie Renier, Maïra Schmitt)
Coming-of-age tale about a young skier who is drawn into an abusive relationship.

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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