New York's Rendez-Vous With French Cinema 2016
Standing Tall Standing Tall
Standing Tall and 21 Nights With Pattie
21 Nights With Pattie (Vingt et une nuits avec Pattie, 21 nuits avec pattie) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu; Writer: Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu; Stars: Karin Viard, Sergi López, Denis Lavant, Isabelle Carré, André Dussollier, Philippe Rebbot, Laurent Poitrenaux, Mathilde Monnier)
After her mother has died, Caroline befriends a woman who was looking after her mother, but events take a mysterious turn.
The Apaches (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Nassim Amaouche; Writer: Nassim Amaouche, Guillaume Bréaud; Stars: Nassim Amaouche, André Dussollier, Laetitia Casta, Djemel Barek, Alexis Clergeon, Kamel Labroudi, Mohand Taferka, Hammou Graïa, Moussa Brahimi, Abbes Zahmani, Mustapha Belabbas, Afida Tahri, Ahcène Nini, François-Xavier Phan, Dominique Reymond)
A young French-Algerian man lured into making a mysterious business deal within one of Paris’s largest Kabyle communities, while falling in love with a beautiful single mother.
Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story) (Bang Gang (une histoire d'amour moderne)) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Eva Husson; Writer: Eva Husson; Stars: Finnegan Oldfield, Daisy Broom, Marilyn Lima, Fred Hotier, Lorenzo Lefèbvre)
A group of 16-year-olds engage in a summer of sex.
Dark Inclusion (Diamant noir) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2016; Director: Arthur Harari; Writer: Agnès Feuvre, Arthur Harari, Vincent Poymiro, Olivier Séror; Stars: Niels Schneider, August Diehl, Hafed Benotman, Hans-Peter Cloos, Raphaële Godin, Raghunath Manet, Jos Verbist, Guillaume Verdier, Hilde Van Mieghem, Andreas Cojocaru, Vassili Schneider, Gilles Le Roy, Jacques Gabbanella, Ania Svetovaya, Jean-Luc Tartes)
Thriller sees a son plot vengeance on relatives who abandoned his father.
A Decent Man (Je ne suis pas un salaud) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Emmanuel Finkiel; Writer: Emmanuel Finkiel, Julie Peyr; Stars: Nicolas Duvauchelle, Mélanie Thierry, Driss Ramdi, Maryne Cayon, Nicolas Bridet, Johan Soulé, Alain Beigel, Antoine Gouy, Maryne Bertieaux, Isabelle Kubiak, Xavier Nogueras, Pascal Gastineau, Jean-Yves Debailleul, Christian Babelaere, Zinedine Benchenine)
A man wins the sympathy of his family after being mug, but when the case starts to collapse, he finds himself on the defensive.
My King My King
My King and Dheepan
Dheepan (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Jacques Audiard; Writer: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain; Stars: Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Franck Falise, Vincent Rottiers, Marc Zinga, Claudine Vinasithamby)
The story of a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.
Closing night gala
Disorder (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2015; Director: Alice Winocour; Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger, Percy Kemp)
When her world starts to crumble, a businessman's isolated wife turns to her bodyguard for help.
Fatima (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Philippe Faucon; Writer: Philippe Faucon; Stars: Zita Hanrot, Mehdi Senoussi, Yolanda Mpele, Franck Andrieux)
The Great Game (Le Grand Jeu) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Nicolas Pariser; Writer: Nicolas Pariser; Stars: Melvil Poupaud, André Dussollier, Clémence Poésy, Sophie Cattani, Nicolas Wanczycki, Gavino Dessi, Antoine Chappey, Audrey Bastien, Camille Constantin, Chloé Mazlo, Lucie Borleteau, Bernard Verley, Vanessa Larré, Thomas Chabrol, Nathalie Richard)
A novelist is tempted into ghostwriting a manifesto aiming to change the landscape of French public opinion.
Lolo (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Julie Delpy; Writer: Julie Delpy, Eugénie Grandval; Stars: Julie Delpy, Dany Boon, Vincent Lacoste, Karin Viard, Xavier Alcan, Georges Corraface, Julie Tristant, Christophe Vandevelde)
On holiday in the south of France, chic Parisian sophisticate Violette meets life-loving IT geek Jean-René... there's a romantic spark but will it survive their radically different backgrounds?
Valley Of Love Valley Of Love
Valley Of Love and Summertime
Much Loved (Country: Morocco, France; Year: 2015; Director: Nabil Ayouch; Stars: Loubna Abidar, Asmaa Lazrak, Hlima Karaouane Sara, Elmhamdi Elalaoui)
Marrakech today. Noha, Randa, Soukaina, Hlima and others live a life of ‘love for sale’.
My King (Mon Roi) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Maïwenn; Writer: Etienne Comar, Maïwenn; Stars: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Bercot, Louis Garrel, Isild Le Besco, Chrystèle Saint Louis Augustin )
An injured woman in a rehabilitation centre recalls an all encompassing love.
The New Kid (Le Nouveau) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Rudi Rosenberg; Writer: Igor Gotesman, Bruno Muschio, Rudi Rosenberg; Stars: Raphaël Ghrenassia, Joshua Raccah, Géraldine Martineau, Guillaume Cloud-Roussel, Johanna Lindstedt, Max Boublil, Eythan Chiche, Gabriel Nahum, Ismaël Mandile, Arthur Grégoire, Iléana Courbey, Yiling Luo, Pauline Leblond, Samuel Jami, Zélie Pouyanne)
Benoit, 14 years old, leaves the country-side for Paris. His first day at school turns out to be more difficult than expected, and he quickly becomes isolated. Until one day a new girl arrives in class...
Parisienne (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Danielle Arbid; Writer: Danielle Arbid, Julie Peyr; Stars: Manal Issa, Vincent Lacoste, Paul Hamy, Damien Chapelle, Dominique Blanc, Clara Ponsot, India Hair, Bastien Bouillon, Alain Libolt, Waleed Zuaiter, Mathilde Bisson, Orelsan, Elina Löwensohn, Philippe Résimont, Dima Al Joundi)
An intrepid and self-possessed young Lebanese woman restlessly accommodates herself to her new home in Paris during the mid-90s.
Standing Tall (La Tête Haute) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Emmanuelle Bercot; Writer: Emmanuelle Bercot, Marcia Romano; Stars: Rod Paradot, Catherine Deneuve, Sara Forestier)
The story of a young delinquent and the woman who sets out to try to change his destiny.
Fatima Fatima
Fatima and The Apaches
Story Of Judas (Histoire de Judas) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche; Writer: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche; Stars: Nabil Djedouani, Mohamed Aroussi, Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, Marie Loustalot, Patricia Malvoisin, Nouari Nezzar, Eliott Khayat, Régis Laroche, Xavier Mussel, Rolland Gervet, Rachid Ameur-Zaïmeche, Razak Ameur-Zaïmeche, Smaïn Abeur-Zaïmeche, Salim Ameur-Zaïmeche, Nicolas Bancilhon)
The final days of Jesus, from the perspective of Judas.
Summertime (La Belle Saison) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Catherine Corsini; Writer: Catherine Corsini, Laurette Polmanss; Stars: Cécile De France, Izïa Higelin, Noémie Lvovsky)
Drama about social change in France in the early 1970s.
Three Sisters (Les Trois Soeurs) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi; Writer: Noémie Lvovsky, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Caroline Deruas-Garrel, based on the play by Anton Chekov; Stars: Eric Ruf, Bruno Raffaelli, Florence Viala, Coraly Zahonero, Laurent Stocker, Michel Vuillermoz, Elsa Lepoivre, Gilles David, Stéphane Varupenne, Georgia Scalliet, Danièle Lebrun, Michel Robin)
Adaptation of Chekov's play.
Two Friends (Les deux amis) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Louis Garrel; Writer: Louis Garrel, Christophe Honoré; Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Vincent Macaigne, Louis Garrel, Mahaut Adam, Pierre Maillet, Christelle Deloze, Rhizlaine El Cohen, Yen Tram Le Thi, Hitomi Ryoke Duran, Ulysse Korolitsky, Laurent Laffargue, Rachid Hami, Emmanuel Matte, Manon Combes, Pierre Devérines)
Drama about a man who falls for a woman who is already in a relationship.
Valley Of Love (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Guillaume Nicloux; Writer: Guillaume Nicloux; Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Isabelle Huppert)
Two estranged parents are brought together by a request from their son who committed suicide.
Opening night gala
Lolo Lolo
Lolo and Winter Song
Winter Song (Chant d'hiver) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Otar Iosseliani; Writer: Otar Iosseliani; Stars: Rufus, Amiran Amiranashvili, Mathias Jung, Enrico Ghezzi, Mathieu Amalric, Altinaï Petrovitch-Njegosh, Sarah Brannens, Samantha Mialet, Fiona Monbet, Claudine Acs, Josef Roumanet-Monbellet, Pierre Étaix, Tony Gatlif, Fanie Zanini, Mile Stevic)
Buddy comedy.
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