Sixties flashback for (front from left) Noémie Lvovsky, Juliette Binoche and Yolande Moreau in Martin Provost’s comedy How To Be A Good Wife Photo: © Carole Bethuel - Les Films du Kiosque
Tickets are onsale now for the virtual event, featuring seven feature films and a selection of shorts, that will run from 7.30pm on Saturday, December 19, to 7.30pm the next day. Films are available for £4.50 each and the shorts programme for just £1.
Included in the line-up is actress-turned director Sarah Suco’s UK premiere debut feature The Dazzled, a slowburn fiml set in an insular Catholic community. Also featured is Just Kids, a drama about siblings in the grips of grief and freedom, directed by Christophe Blanc and Martin Provost's sexual liberation comedy How To Be A Good Wife. Among the short films streaming is Foued Mansour’s Ahmed’s Song, which was nominated for Best Short Film at the 2020 Césars, the French Oscars.
Richard Mowe, Director and co-founder of the Festival, said: “We have cut ticket prices to a bargain rate as a way of thanking our loyal audiences for their support over the last few months. With many cinema screenings disrupted we feel sure that film fans will relish another chance to see these amazing titles at home as part of the Festival’s virtual offer.”
Tickets are available to purchase at online.frenchfilmfestival.org.uk.