French Film Festival 2012

Alliance Francaise
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1.
The Art of Love (2011)
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The Art of Love (L'art d'aimer) is composed of several chapters following several Parisian couples.... (85 mins.)
Director: Emmanuel Mouret
 
2.
A Happy Event (2011)
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She drove me into a corner, then forced me to go beyond my limits. She made me confront the absolute: love... (107 mins.)
Director: Rémi Bezançon
 
3.
Nothing to Declare (2010)
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A Belge-Francophobe customs officer is forced to team up with a Frenchman during the elimination of the Franco-Belge borders in the 90s. (108 mins.)
Director: Dany Boon
 
4.
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011)
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A union pensioner and his wife are robbed, but find that merely getting the assailants brought to justice is not enough for their consciences. (107 mins.)
 
5.
The Last Metro (1980)
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In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs. (131 mins.)
 
6.
All Our Desires (2011)
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Moved by the plight of the mother of her daughter's school friend, a young judge facing an incurable disease teams up with an older colleague in order to fight against financial companies that exploit the poor. (120 mins.)
Director: Philippe Lioret
 
7.
Headwinds (2011)
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Sarah tells Paul that she wants out of their marriage; the next day she disappears. A year later and Paul along with their children return to his childhood town to start anew after the loss of his wife and their mother. (91 mins.)
Director: Jalil Lespert
 
8.
American Translation (2011)
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A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill... (109 mins.)
 
9.
All Together (2011)
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Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population. (96 mins.)
 
10.
Beloved (2011)
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In London, a mother and daughter navigate their respective romances: Madeline rekindles an affair from thirty years earlier, while her daughter Vera is caught between a musician who cannot commit and her ex, who still pines for her. (133 mins.)
 
11.
A Butterfly Kiss (2011)
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A happy couple, with children, are at a point of bliss in their lives...until bad news leaves them feeling... (101 mins.)
 
12.
Café de Flore (2011)
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A love story between a man and woman. And between a mother and her son. A mystical and fantastical odyssey on love. (120 mins.)
 
13.
Delicacy (2011)
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A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker. (108 mins.)
 
14.
Ducoboo (2011)
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(96 mins.)
 
15.
Early One Morning (2011)
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Monday morning. Paul Wertret, 50, heads off to his job as a manager at the International Credit and Trade Bank... (91 mins.)
 
16.
Elles (2011)
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On her latest assignment, a journalist for Elle immerses herself in a prostitution ring run by university students. (99 mins.)
 
17.
Free Men (2011)
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In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man. (99 mins.)
 
18.
Goodbye First Love (2011)
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A chronicle of the romance between Camille and Sullivan, which begins during their adolescence and picks up after Sullivan's 8-year absence from exploring the world. (110 mins.)
 
19.
House of Tolerance (2011)
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Life in an elegant Parisian brothel in the early twentieth century. The madam essentially owns the women: their expenses exceed earnings... (122 mins.)
 
20.
Jo's Boy (2011)
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Grandson of a rugby legend, son of a rugby legend and himself a rugby legend, Jo Canavaro brings up his 13 year old son... (97 mins.)
 
21.
My Piece of the Pie (2011)
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After losing her job at a local factory, a single mother enrolls in a housekeeper training program, soon landing work cleaning the Paris apartment of handsome but cocky power broker. (109 mins.)
 
22.
Nobody Else But You (2011)
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A bestselling crime novelist who is desperately looking for a new story hones his focus on the apparent suicide of a small-town woman, an aspiring model who thought she was the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe. (102 mins.)
 
23.
Omar Killed Me (2011)
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In the summer of 1991 an elderly woman Ghislaine Marchal is found murdered in the basement of her home... (85 mins.)
Director: Roschdy Zem
 
24.
Pater (2011)
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Vincent Lindon and Alain Cavalier are pals. Like father and son. They sip port in bars dreaming of a film they might make... (105 mins.)
Director: Alain Cavalier
 
25.
Point Blank (2010)
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Samuel Pierret (Gilles Lellouche) is a nurse who saves the wrong guy -- a thief (Roschdy Zem) whose... (84 mins.)
Director: Fred Cavayé
 
26.
Guilty (2011)
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A family man battles to prove his innocence after being accused of a heinous crime. (102 mins.)
Director: Vincent Garenq
 
27.
Romantics Anonymous (2010)
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What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René... (80 mins.)
 
28.
You Will Be My Son (2011)
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A story that focuses on the problematic relationship between Paul Marseul, owner of a prestigious vineyard in Saint Emilion and his son... (102 mins.)
Director: Gilles Legrand
 
29.
Skylab (2011)
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In July 1979, during the Summer holidays, in a house somewhere in Brittany, a whole family (parents... (114 mins.)
Director: Julie Delpy
 
30.
The Look (2011 Documentary)
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CHARLOTTE RAMPLING: THE LOOK features Charlotte Rampling in a series of reflective conversations with artists... (90 mins.)
 
31.
Kids of Töday (2011)
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A legendary 70's rock critic takes hold of a group of young counter-culturalist. From Paris to Beijing... (97 mins.)
 
32.
The Giants (2011)
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Brothers Seth and Zak, fifteen and thirteen & 3/4 years old, are spending the summer in their deceased grandfather's house... (84 mins.)
Director: Bouli Lanners
 
33.
The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
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In this delightful comedy Justine (Inglourious Basterds' Mélanie Laurent) flits from one boyfriend to the next while her immature father secretly befriends them all. (98 mins.)
 
34.
The Conquest (2011)
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A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power. (105 mins.)
 
35.
Tous les soleils (2011)
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Alessandro teaches musicology at the university of Strasbourg. He is also a volunteer reader in hospitals... (105 mins.)
 
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37.
Paris-Manhattan (2012)
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A romantic comedy centered on a Woody Allen-obsessed pharmacist and her would-be lover. (77 mins.)
 
38.
Belle & Sebastian (2013)
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A six-year-old boy and his dog look to foil a Nazi effort to capture French Resistance fighters. (104 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Vanier