New York's Rendez-Vous With French Cinema 2013
The Nun The Nun
The Nun and Renoir
Augustine (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Alice Winocour; Writer: Alice Winocour; Stars: Vincent Lindon, Soko, Chiara Mastroianni, Olivier Rabourdin)
A professor studying 'hysteria' in the 1890s finds himself attracted to one of his patients.
Bad Girl (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Patrick Mille; Writer: Patrick Mille, Justine Lévy; Stars: Izia Higelin, Carole Bouquet, Arthur Dupont, Bob Geldof, Joana Preiss)
A woman simultaneously discovers that she is pregnant and that her mum is seriously ill.
The Day Of The Crows (Le jour des corneilles) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Jean-Christophe Dessaint; Writer: Amandine Taffin; Stars: Voices of Jean Reno, Isabelle Carré, Claude Chabrol, Lorànt Deutsch)
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 Girl From Nowhere (La fille de nulle part) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Jean-Claude Brisseau; Writer: Jean-Claude Brisseau; Stars: Virginie Legeay, Claude Morel, Jean-Claude Brisseau, Lise Bellynck)
A widower gets more than he bargained for when he takes in an injured homeless woman.
Granny's Funeral (Adieu Berthe - L'enterrement de mémé) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Bruno Podalydès; Writer: Bruno Podalydès, Denis Podalydès; Stars: Denis Podalydès, Valérie Lemercier, Isabelle Candelier, Catherine Hiegel, Michel Vuillermoz, Bruno Podalydès, Samir Guesmi, Pierre Arditi, Benoît Hamon, Emeline Bayart, Michel Robin, Judith Magre, Lola Arnaud-Lefebvre, Vimala Pons, Marta Rossi)
A man tries to deal with the death of his grandmother.
The Day Of The Crows The Day Of The Crows
The Day Of The Crows and Augustine
Greetings From Tim Buckley (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Daniel Algrant; Writer: Daniel Algrant, David Brendel; Stars: Penn Badgley, Imogen Poots, William Sadler)
A biopic chronicling the days leading up to Jeff Buckley's performance at his father's tribute concert.
In The House (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: François Ozon; Writer: François Ozon, based on the play by Juan Mayorga; Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner, Denis Ménochet, Fabrice Luchini, Jean-François Balmer, Ernst Umhauer, Diana Stewart, Fabrice Colson, Stéphanie Campion, Bastien Ughetto)
Fiction and reality become blurred between a teacher and student.
Jappeloup (Jappeloup) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Christian Duguay; Writer: Guillaume Canet; Stars: Guillaume Canet, Marina Hands, Daniel Auteuil, Lou de Laâge, Tchéky Karyo, Jacques Higelin, Marie Bunel, Joël Dupuch, Fred Epaud, Arnaud Henriet, Donald Sutherland, Antoine Cholet, Edmond Jonquères d'Oriola, Benoît Petitjean, Sébastien Cazorla)
The story of a man's faith in a horse that could jump.
Journal De France (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Raymond Depardon, Claudine Nougaret)
A photographic journey through France and the countries with which it has been connected, using historical footage collected since the early Sixties.
A Lady In Paris (Une Estonienne à Paris) (Country: France, Belgium, Estonia; Year: 2012; Director: Ilmar Raag; Writer: Agnès Feuvre, Lise Macheboeuf, Ilmar Raag; Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Laine Mägi, Patrick Pineau, François Beukelaers, Fred Epaud, Claudia Tagbo, Ita Ever, Helle Kuningas, Tõnu Mikiver, Helene Vannari, Ago Anderson, Yvonne Gradelet, Piret Kalda, Roland Laos, Corentin Lobet)
A woman leaves Estonia to look after an elderly Estonian woman... but finds her services are less than welcome.
Thérèse Desqueyroux Thérèse Desqueyroux
Thérèse Desqueyroux and In The House
My Blue-Eyed Girl (La Belle Gosse, My Blue-Eyed Kid) (Year: 2012; Director: Shalimar Preuss; Writer: Shalimar Preuss; Stars: Lou Aziosmanoff, Jocelyn Lagarrigue, Victor Laforge)
A girl on summer holiday has a secret.
The Nun (La Religieuse) (Country: France, Germany, Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Guillaume Nicloux; Writer: Guillaume Nicloux, based on the book by Denis Diderot; Stars: Pauline Etienne, Isabelle Huppert, Louise Bourgoin, Martina Gedeck, Françoise Lebrun, Agathe Bonitzer, Alice de Lencquesaing, Gilles Cohen, Marc Barbé, François Négret, Lou Castel, Nicolas Jouhet, Pascal Bongard, Pierre Nisse, Fabrizio Rongione)
A portrait of suffering focused on a young woman forced to become a nun because her parents cannot afford a dowry for her.
Populaire (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Régis Roinsard; Writer: Régis Roinsard, Daniel Presley; Stars: Romain Duris, Déborah François, Bérénice Bejo, Shaun Benson, Mélanie Bernier, Nicolas Bedos, Miou-Miou)
An insurance agent grooms a wayward secretary for a speed typing contest, and falls in love in the process.
Renoir (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Gilles Bourdos; Writer: Gilles Bourdos, Michel Spinosa, Jérôme Tonnerre; Stars: Michel Bouquet, Christa Theret, Vincent Rottiers, Thomas Doret, Michèle Gleizer, Romane Bohringer, Carlo Brandt, Hélène Babu, Stuart Seide, Paul Spera)
The old age of the artist, exploring his relationship with a model and his son.
Rich Is The Wolf (La Richesse Du Loup) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Damien Odoul; Writer: Damien Odoul; Stars: Marie-Eve Nadeau, Damien Odoul)
Olaf is missing. He only left his lover Marie with a box of tapes with hundreds of hours of rushes (the last seven years of his life), together with a notebook. Marie decides to investigate.
Jappeloup Jappeloup
Jappeloup and The Suicide Shop
The Suicide Shop (Le magasin des suicides) (Country: France, Canada, Belgium; Year: 2012; Director: Patrice Leconte; Writer: Patrice Leconte, based on the novel by Jean Teulé; Stars: Bernard Alane, Isabelle Spade, Kacey Mottet Klein, Isabelle Giami, Laurent Gendron, Pierre-François Martin-Laval, Eric Métayer, Jacques Mathou, Urbain Cancelier, Pascal Parmentier, Edouard Prettet, Jean-Paul Comart, Annick Alane, Juliette Poissonnier, Philippe du Janerand)
In a town of depressives, one family has found a suicidal niche.
Three Worlds (Year: 2012; Director: Catherine Corsini; Writer: Catherine Corsini, Benoît Graffin; Stars: Clotilde Hesme, Raphaël Personnaz, Arta Dobroshi, Reda Kateb)
A man involved in a hit-and-run is haunted by the memory.
Thérèse Desqueyroux (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Claude Miller; Writer: Claude Miller, based on the book by François Mauriac.; Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demoustier, Catherine Arditi, Stanley Weber)
A young aristocrat in a loveless marriage begins to strain against the bounds of her existence.
Thérèse Desqueyroux (Country: France; Year: 1962; Director: Georges Franju; Writer: Georges Franju, Claude Mauriac, François Mauriac, François Mauriac; Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Philippe Noiret, Edith Scob, Sami Frey, Renée Devillers, Jeanne Pérez, Hélène Dieudonné, Richard Saint-Bris, Jean-Jacques Rémy, Harry Vardier, Jacques Monod, Lucien Nat, Daniel Villattes)
After a woman is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, she recalls the events that led to her being charged.
You, Me And Us (Un enfant de toi) (Year: 2012; Director: Jacques Doillon; Writer: Jacques Doillon; Stars: Lou Doillon, Samuel Benchetrit, Malik Zidi)
A girl thinks her divorced parents may be secretly seeing one another.
Populaire Populaire
Populaire and A Lady In Paris
You Will Be My Son (Tu seras mon fils) (Country: France; Year: 2011; Director: Gilles Legrand; Writer: Delphine de Vigan, Laure Gasparotto, Gilles Legrand; Stars: Niels Arestrup, Lorànt Deutsch, Patrick Chesnais, Anne Marivin, Nicolas Bridet, Valérie Mairesse, Jean-Marc Roulot, Urbain Cancelier, Xavier Robic, Nicolas Marié, Hélène de Saint-Père, Shirley Bousquet, Stéphane Roquet, Gilles Kassar, Luc Palun)
An ageing vintner becomes obsessed with passing on his vineyards.
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