COMFORT AND CONSOLATION IN FRANCE / POUR LE RÉCONFORT (N/C 15+)

After squandering their inheritance while living la vie de bohème abroad, siblings Pascal (Pascal Rénéric) and Pauline (Pauline Lorillard)—scions of an old money, aristocratic family—return to their ancestral estate and their childhood friends in the Loire Valley. Awaiting them is a tidal wave of pent-up resentment as their presence unleashes the ire of all those in their orbit, in particular a bitter, virulently anti-bourgeois nursing home manager who will stop at nothing to see the pair humiliated. One of France’s most distinctive rising talents, Macaigne pulls no punches in this daringly iconoclastic tale of the clash between the haves and have-nots and the struggle for the soul of Europe.  

 

Cast Emmanuel Matte, Pascal Rénéric, Laure Calamy, Pauline Lorillard, Joséphine de Meaux  

Director Vincent Macaigne | 2017 | France | 91 mins  

France hails Vincent Macaigne as the new Gérard Depardieu – The Guardian 

FILM SHOWING 

London Ciné Lumière | Monday 12th November 18:30

 

TRAILER

 

WE ARE RECRUITING

FOR ALL POSTS
Deadline: 22 August 2019 at 12:00
All posts are located in Edinburgh.
YOU WILL FIND MORE DETAILS HERE

PRODUCER

French Film Festival is seeking a Producer to develop & deliver all-embracing and diverse content for the 2019 edition of the festival.

PRESS AND PR OFFICER

French Film Festival is seeking a Press and PR officer to develop & deliver the media coverage of the 2019 edition of the festival.

MARKETING OFFICER

French Film Festival is seeking a Marketing officer to develop & deliver the profile of the 2019 edition of the festival.

LOGISTICS CO-ORDINATOR

Deadline: 22 August 2019 at 12:00 French Film Festival is seeking a Logistics co-ordinator to ensure on-time print delivery and circulation for the 2019 edition of the festival.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

French Film Festival is seeking a Technical assistant to provide online and on-screen content for the 2019 edition of the festival.

TWO TRAINEESHIPS

French Film Festival is seeking two trainees to work and learn within the structure of the 2019 edition of the festival.

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