One of my favourite times of the year, we are treated to a huge list of French films, spanning across a range of genres. I have already seen Dheepan and Lolo, and tonight I hope to catch White Knights, a story about a fictional… Continue Reading “The Alliance Française French Film Festival: 2016”
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, Romain (Danny Boon), who in addition to being a ‘superchondriac’, seems… Continue Reading “AFFF: SUPERCONDRIAQUE ”
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 Le Grande Illusion, which I saw mere hours before watching this.… Continue Reading “AFFF: DIPLOMACY (Diplomatie) ”
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 French wine was waiting. Having not touched wine since I was… Continue Reading “BLINDSIDED @ FRENCH FILM FEST: La Grande Illusione ”
“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 Emmanuelle Denavit-Feller has selected a tantalising line-up of 49 features and… Continue Reading “Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2015”
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