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139 articles available in total starting from 12/06/2002. Last article published on 06/12/2018.

Willy 1er: the other, that misfit

Willy 1er: the other, that misfit

This stunning feature film debut, directed by a young quartet of directors, which was discovered in Cannes’ ACID, will hit French cinemas on 19 October, thanks to UFO  

13/10/2016 | Films | France

The Odyssey: High-sea conquest

The Odyssey: High-sea conquest

With a story featuring the contrasting paths of Captain Cousteau and his family, Jérôme Salle has made an adventure film set on the high seas  

12/10/2016 | Films | France

Brotherhood, A Life with Saint Francis: The joy and revolution of a saint

Brotherhood, A Life with Saint Francis: The joy and revolution of a saint

Renaud Fély and Arnaud Louvet’s film about Saint Francis of Assisi and his friar friend and follower Elia da Cortona stars Elio Germano and Jérémie Renier  

05/10/2016 | Films | France/Italy/Belgium

Heaven Will Wait: Flies in the spider’s web

Heaven Will Wait: Flies in the spider’s web

Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar has made a powerful and “educational” film about the jihadist indoctrination of adolescents and the familial distress it causes  

05/10/2016 | Films | France

Nocturama: A flamboyant nightmare

Nocturama: A flamboyant nightmare

Bertrand Bonello’s film is a magnificently directed piece on the risqué and currently very sensitive topic of terrorism  

24/08/2016 | Films | France

The Open: Finding purpose in an age of extinction

The Open: Finding purpose in an age of extinction

Budding filmmaker Marc Lahore combines a post-apocalyptic world with a sports drama, creating an imaginative survivor’s tale  

29/07/2016 | Films | France/Belgium/UK

Struggle for Life: "It’s going to be hard to bring things up to standard"

Struggle for Life: "It’s going to be hard to bring things up to standard"

After The Rendez-Vous of Déjà-Vu, Antonin Peretjatko brings us a new unrestrained, intelligent and corrosive comedy being distributed by Haut et Court  

15/06/2016 | Films | France

Dark Diamond: A transparent mirror stretching into the abyss

Dark Diamond: A transparent mirror stretching into the abyss

Arthur Harari’s highly promising debut feature is a story of Shakespearian vengeance in a family of diamond merchants from Antwerp  

08/06/2016 | Films | France

Raymond Depardon is all ears (and eyes) in Les Habitants

Raymond Depardon is all ears (and eyes) in Les Habitants

The famous photographer and filmmaker paints a reflective portrait of his country with this masterfully simple documentary, distributed by Wild Bunch  

27/04/2016 | Films | France

Cyril Gelblat hits the nail on the head with Dad in Training

Cyril Gelblat hits the nail on the head with Dad in Training

Starring Manu Payet and Audrey Lamy, the second feature by the director is an accomplished bittersweet family comedy that is being released in theatres by Mars  

13/04/2016 | Films | France

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