Populaire will open the New York Rendez-vous with French Cinema Populaire will open the New York Rendez-vous with French Cinema

The 18th 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 February 28 to March 10.

The festival will open with Populaire. Guests this year will include Audrey Tautou, who will present a screening of Therese Desqueyroux.

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The Day Of The Crows
The Day Of The Crows
Animated story of a boy who leads a wild existence deep in the forest until the day he discovers civilised life in a neighbouring village and meets a girl who lives there.
The Nun
The Nun
A portrait of suffering focused on a young woman forced to become a nun because her parents cannot afford a dowry for her.
Thérèse Desqueyroux
Thérèse Desqueyroux
A young aristocrat in a loveless marriage begins to strain against the bounds of her existence.
Renoir
Renoir
The old age of the artist, exploring his relationship with a model and his son.
A Lady In Paris
A Lady In Paris
A woman leaves Estonia to look after an elderly Estonian woman... but finds her services are less than welcome.
Jappeloup
Jappeloup
The story of a man's faith in a horse that could jump.
Augustine
Augustine
A professor studying 'hysteria' in the 1890s finds himself attracted to one of his patients.
In The House
In The House
Fiction and reality become blurred between a teacher and student.
Populaire
Populaire
An insurance agent grooms a wayward secretary for a speed typing contest, and falls in love in the process.
The Suicide Shop
The Suicide Shop
In a town of depressives, one family has found a suicidal niche.
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Painting a life
Gilles Bourdos on Christa Theret in conversation about Renoir.
Maison d'être
Director François Ozon on In The House, teachers and falling in love.
Rendez-vous on the red carpet
The stars come out for NYC's Rendez-vous with French Cinema opener Populaire

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