Veteran filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier returns to France after a brief dalliance in the Deep South of the United States with In the Electric Mist and brings us a lush Cesar Award-winning costume drama with Lambert Wilson and Mélanie Thierry.
Acclaimed French filmmaker Olivier Assayas turns his lens to the infamous Carlos the Jackal, in the mini-series turned feature film Carlos. A hit at Cannes and a regular on the festival circuit, it makes its way to Australian audiences as part of the Alliance Française French Film Festival 2011.
House cat by day, prowling the rooftops of Paris by night: such is the life of a cat. This retro storybook of a film is the latest big animated film to come out of France from Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli, and it is playing here for the Alliance Française French Film Festival.
Earning star and helmer Mathieu Amalric the best director award at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, On Tour paints a portrait of the other side of burlesque as it follows an American troupe doing the rounds of France. Guaranteed to be free of Xtina and Cher.
Writer / director Rachid Bouchareb follows up his Cannes Film Festival François Chalais award-winning world war two film Days Of Glory with another explosive drama starring his trio of brothers Jamel Debbouze, Sami Bouajila and Roschdy Zem.
Jean Dujardin and Marie-Josée Croze join actress-turned-director Nicole Garcia in her latest outing. Part of a wave of French cinema dealing with the French occupation of Algeria, it is now screening at the Alliance Française French Film Festival 2011.
Showcasing 46 new films in the 2011 line-up, the 22nd Alliance Française French Film is now on, touring Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth and Adelaide. We had five double passes to the Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide legs to give away - were you one of the lucky winners?
Celebrate ‘Joie de Vivre’ at the 22nd Alliance Française French Film Festival! Showcasing 46 new films in the 2011 line-up, the festival kicks off in Sydney on March 8th, before touring Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth and Adelaide until April 2011 - and we have tickets to give away!