French Film Festival 2021

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Titane Titane
Titane and Robust
Between Two Worlds (Ouistreham) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Emmanuel Carrère; Writer: Florence Aubenas, Emmanuel Carrère, Hélène Devynck; Stars: Juliette Binoche)
Marianne Winckler, a well-known author, goes to live in northern France to research for her new book on the subject of job insecurity. Without revealing her true identity, she gets hired as a cleaner, working with a group of other women.
The Big Hit (Country: France; Year: 2020; Director: Emmanuel Courcol; Writer: Khaled Amara, Emmanuel Courcol, Thierry de Carbonnières; Stars: Kad Merad, David Ayala, Lamine Cissokho, Sofian Khammes, Pierre Lottin, Wabinlé Nabié, Aleksandr Medvedev, Saïd Benchnafa, Marina Hands, Laurent Stocker, Mathilde Courcol-Rozès, Catherine Lascault, Yvon Martin, Adama Bathily, Brigitte Froment)
Drama about a prison theatre workshop, who are staging Waiting For Godot.
Good Mother (Bonne Mère) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Hafsia Herzi; Writer: Hafsia Herzi; Stars: Sabrina Benhamed)
After her son is arrested in a gas station robbery, housekeeper Nora does everything she can to help him as he remains incarcerated awaiting trial.
Ibrahim (Country: France; Year: 2020; Director: Samir Guesmi; Writer: Rosa Attab, Samir Guesmi, Camille Lugan, Sylvie Verheyde; Stars: Abdel Bendaher, Samir Guesmi, Rabah Nait Oufella, Luàna Bajrami, Philippe Rebbot, Marilyne Canto, Souad Arsane, Florence Loiret Caille, Djemel Barek, Jean-Charles Clichet, Riton Liebman, Farid Bouzenad, Abdelkrim Grini, Youssouf Gueye, David Loyola)
A youngster who gets on the wrong side of the law is determined to make it up to his father.
Playground (Un Monde) (Country: Belgium; Year: 2021; Director: Laura Wandel; Writer: Laura Wandel; Stars: Maya Vanderbeque, Günter Duret, Lena Girard Voss, Laura Verlinden, Karim Leklou)
A little girl faces a moral dilemma after she sees her brother being bullied.
Playground Playground
Playground and The Big Hit
Promises (Les promesses) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Thomas Kruithof; Writer: Jean-Baptiste Delafon, Thomas Kruithof; Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Reda Kateb, Naidra Ayadi, Jean-Paul Bordes, Mustapha Abourachid, Soufiane Guerrab, Hervé Pierre, Laurent Poitrenaux, Walid Afkir, Vincent Garanger, Mustapha Abourachid, Christian Benedetti, Anne Loiret, Mama Prassinos, Youssouf Wague, Gauthier Battoue, Bruno Georis, Stefan Crepon, Rosita Fernandez)
A mayor in the final term of her political career faces a choice between integrity and ambition.
A Radiant Girl (Une Jeune Fille Qui Va Bien) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Sandrine Kiberlain; Writer: Sandrine Kiberlain; Stars: Rebecca Marder, Françoise Widhoff, André Marcon, Anthony Bajon, Ben Attal, India Hair, Cyril Metzger, Léa Rostain, Florence Viala, Jean Chevalier, Lucie Gallo)
Paris, summer 1942. Irene is Jewish and French. She is 19 and living a life of passions - Her friendships, her new love, her desire to be an actress. Nothing suggests that Irene's time is running out.
Roaring 20’s (Années 20) (Year: 2021; Director: Elisabeth Vogler; Writer: François Mark, Elisabeth Vogler, Noémie Schmidt, Joris Avodo; Stars: Vladimir Seguin, Alice de Lencquesaing, Noémie Schmidt, Aurore Déon, Manuel Severi, Adil laboudi, Zoé Fauconnet, Léo Poulet, Fanny Santer, Lila Poulet-Berenfeld, Lilou Guillot, Elsa Guedj, Guillaume Pottier, Mehdi Djaadi, François Mark, Margaux Bonin, François De Brauer, François Rollin, Elie Salleron, Joris Avodo, Paul Scarfoglio, Léa Moret, Elise Tilloloy, Jean Thevenin)
In a single unbroken shot, this film gives viewers the chance not only to travel to Paris, but to live a day in the life there during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Robust (Robuste) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Constance Meyer; Writer: Constance Meyer, Marcia Romano; Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Déborah Lukumuena, Megan Northam, Lucas Mortier, Caroline Donnelly, Hugues Duchêne, Lola Dueñas, Florence Janas, Théodore Le Blanc, Julie Lesgages, François Loriquet, Cédric Meusburger, Léa Millet, Florence Muller, Sébastien Pouderoux)
An actor forges and unlikely friendship with the woman assigned to provide him with security.
A Tale Of Love And Desire (Une histoire d’amour et de désir) (Country: France, Tunisia; Year: 2021; Director: Leyla Bouzid; Writer: Leyla Bouzid; Stars: Sami Outalbali, Zbeida Belhajamor, Diong-Kéba Tacu, Aurélia Petit, Mahia Zrouki, Bellamine Abdelmalek, Mathilde Lamusse, Samir El Hakim, Khemissa Zarouel, Sofia Lesaffre, Baptiste Carrion-Weiss, Charles Poitevin, Omar Khasb, Zaineb Bouzid, Céline Rotard)
Ahmed’s world is thrown off-balance when he encounters Farah, newly-arrived from Tunis, who challenges everything he thought he knew.
A Radiant Girl A Radiant Girl
A Radiant Girl and Promises
Titane (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2021; Director: Julia Ducournau; Writer: Julia Ducournau; Stars: Vincent Lindon, Nathalie Boyer, Dominique Frot, Anaïs Fabre)
A woman becomes pregnant after having sex with a car.

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