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The 17th edition of New York's Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance Films’ celebrated annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film screened at The Film Society, the IFC Center and BAMcinématek from March 1-11.
Filmmakers who attended this year's festival included - Mathieu Amalric, Laurent Achard, Carole Bouquet, Pascal Cervo, François Cluzet, Delphine and Muriel Coulin, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Mathieu Demy, Ismael Ferroukhi, David and Stéphane Foenkinos, Benoit Jacquot, Nicolas Klotz, Jean-François Laguionie, Vincent Lindon, Frédéric Louf, Olivier Nakache, Sylvie Pialat, Tahar Rahim, Audrey Tautou, Eric Toledano and Rabah Ameur-Zaïméche.
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NY Rendez-vous Latest Reviews
A young boy, a prince and a balloonist escort a young giraffe halfway across the world, having adventures on the way.
Director Robert Guediguian returns to his old Marseilles stamping ground for an entertaining, politically passionate drama starring the director's ensemble regulars.
Four men compete for the affections of Garance, a free spirited courtesan.
In 1940s Paris, a young Algerian is blackmailed by the police into spying on a mosque and finds his life changing forever.
A woman struggles to find love again after she is widowed
The early days of the French Revolution as seen through the eyes of the servants at Versailles.
The projectionist of a small-town French cinema leads a murderous double life.
New York's Rendez-Vous With French Cinema Features
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