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Cabourg, love is in the air

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- The 27th Romantic Days organized in this beach resort in Normandy opened yesterday

Cabourg, love is in the air

Shining the spotlight on films whose main theme is love, the 27th edition of the Romantic Days of the Cabourg Film Festival opened yesterday. On the programme until June 16th of this competition judged by a jury presided by director Stéphane Brizé, two films discovered in Un Certain Regard in Cannes stand out particularly: Grand Central [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Rebecca Zlotowski
film profile
]
 by Rebecca Zlotowski – review – to be released in France on August 28th) and the Franco-German coproduction My Sweet Pepperland [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 by Kurdish director Hiner Saleem (review – to be released on October 9th).

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Also competing for the Golden Swann Les beaux jours [+see also:
trailer
film profile
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 by Marion Vernoux (article – to be released on June 19th), Every Blessed Day [+see also:
trailer
interview: Luca Marinelli
film profile
]
 by Italian director Paolo Virzì (review – to be released in France on September 4th), the Turco-Franco-German coproduction Watchtower [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 by Pelin Esmer (which premiered in competition in Rotterdam and will be released in France on September 11th) and So Much Water [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 by duo Ana Guevara Pose - Leticia Jorge Romero (a coproduction between Uruguay, Mexico, the Netherlands and Germany – discovered at the Berlinale – read the review).

Amongst the 14 films in the Panorama section, it is worth noting Alabama Monroe [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Felix van Groeningen
interview: Felix Van Groeningen
interview: Felix Van Groeningen
film profile
]
 by Belgian director Felix Van Groeningen (rewarded in Berlin and Tribeca – to be released in France on August 28th), Brasserie Romantiek by his compatriot Joël Vanhoerbrouck (news), the animated film Aya de Yopougon by duo Marguerite Abouet - Clément OubrerieChez nous c’est trois by Claude Duty (article), Pour une femme [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Diane Kurys (article), the Franco-Belgian-Luxembourg-German  coproduction Belle du seigneur [+see also:
trailer
making of
film profile
]
 by Glenio Bonder (see the making of), Joséphine [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 by Agnès ObadiaJuliette by Pierre Godeau12 ans d’âge by Frédéric Proust and La pièce manquante [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
by Nicolas Birkenstock (article).

(Translated from French)

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