Category Archive: French Film Festival 2015

AFFF: SUPERCONDRIAQUE [2014]

Directed and Written by Dany Boon Starring: Dany Boon, Kad Merad, Alice Pol  I don’t think the basic premise of this film is hard to guess. It revolves around Chris O’Dowd’s French doppelgänger,… Continue reading

AFFF: DIPLOMACY (Diplomatie) [2014]

Directed By Volker Schlöndorff, Written by Cyril Gely (play), Cyril Gely (adaptation) Starring: André Dussollier, Niels Arestrup, This film made for a very interesting modern double to follow the classic french war film… Continue reading

BLINDSIDED @ FRENCH FILM FEST: La Grande Illusione [1937]

What an odd yet compelling day! When I arrived to this one-off screening, I was greeted in French by a young lady who showed me to the lounge area, where a selection of… Continue reading

AFFF: FAR FROM MEN (Loin des Hommes) [2014]

Directed and Written by David Oelhoffen (adapted screenplay), Written by Albert Camus (short story) Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb A French production about the Algerian War of Independence. Viggo Mortensen. Nick Cave and… Continue reading

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2015

“The nation’s most sparkling film event, the Alliance Française French Film Festival, will return for its 26th annual season around Australia from early march until mid-April 2015. For its 26th season, Artistic Director… Continue reading