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OUR PLATFORM WILL BE LIVE FROM 13 NOVEMBER

TICKETS ON SALE FROM 13 NOVEMBER / EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FROM 13-21 NOVEMBER

Contact: online@frenchfilmfestival.org.uk
Hotline: 07468432711

    Friday 27 November | 19:30    ***OPENING FILM***
    How to be a good wife /  La Bonne épouse (N/C 12+)

Women’s Liberation and the sexual revolution come to ultra-conservative 60s France in Martin Provost’s colourful comedy.

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Cast Juliette Binoche, Noémie Lvovsky, Yolande Moreau, Édouard Baer, François Berléand

Director Martin Provost I 2020 I France/Belgium I 109 mins Int sales Memento

 

    Saturday 28 November | 19:30
  UNDER THE STARS OF PARIS  / Sous les étoiles de Paris (N/C 12+)

A homeless woman, Christine – played by Catherine Frot –tries to help Suli (Mahamadou Yaffa), a lost eight-year-old boy from Burkina Faso to find his mother on the streets of Paris.

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Cast Catherine Frot, Mahamadou Yaffa, Dominique Frot

Director Claus Drexel I 2020 I France/Belgium I 86 mins I Int sales Memento

 

    Sunday 29 November | 17:00
    Felicità
(N/C 12+)

Told through the eyes of 11-year-old Tommy, Felicità is an endearing French comedy about the pre-teen, her eccentric mum, her fresh-out-of-jail dad and a road trip.

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Cast Pio Marmaï, Rita Merle, Camille Rutherford
Director Bruno Merle I 2020 I France I 81 mins Int sales Charades

 

    Monday 30 November | 19:30
    Shortcuts
@ home

An exciting collection of new French-language short films, allowing you to spot the major talents of tomorrow.

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  Tuesday 1 December | 19:30
    Into
Dad’s
Woods / La Forêt de mon père (N/C 15+)

Belgian director Véro Cratzborn’s first feature film follows in the footsteps of a teenage girl reluctantly entering adulthood while facing up to her father’s madness, a condition she finds impossible to understand.

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Cast Léonie Souchaud, Ludivine Sagnier, Alban Lenoir, Mathis Bour, Saskia de Melo Dillais, Carl Malapa, Yoann Blanc
Director Véro Cratzborn I 2020 I France/Belgium/Switzerland 90 mins I Int sales Be for Films

 

    Wednesday 2 December | 19:30
    Just
Kids
(N/C 15+)

Suddenly Jack, 19, Lisa, 17, and Mathis, 10, become orphans. Each sibling reacts differently to the family tragedy: Lisa spreads her wings, while Jack, having just come of age is appointed as his brother’s guardian by a court decision.

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Cast Kacey Mottet Klein, Andrea Maggiulli, Anamaria Vartolomei, Angelina Woreth, Yves Caumon, Ahmed Abdel-Laoui, Pierre Vial, Lou Lambrecht
Director Christophe Blanc I 2020 I France/Switzerland 107 mins I Int sales Be for Films

 

    Thursday 3 December | 19:30
    Honey
Cigar / Cigare au miel (N/C 15+)

The 17-year-old protagonist played by Zoé Adjani (niece of Isabelle Adjani) lives between countries and cultures as well as adolescence and adulthood in Franco-Algerian director Kamir Aïnouz’s debut feature.

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Cast Zoé Adjani, Amira Casar, Lyes Salem, Louis Peres, Idir Chender, Axel Grandberger, Jud Bengana, Rym Takoucht, Samir El Hakim
Director Kamir Aïnouz I 2020 I France I 100 mins Int sales Best Friend Forever

 

    Friday 4 December | 19:30
    The
Dazzled 
/ Les Ēblouis (N/C 15+)          ***CLOSING FILM***

Actress-turned-director Sarah Suco’s debut feature is a mesmerising slow burn set in an insular Catholic community. 

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Cast Céleste Brunnquell, Camille Cottin, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Éric Caravaca, Spencer Bogaert
Director Sarah Suco I 2019 I France 99 mins Int sales Pyramide International

***VIEWING DETAILS 

Each film will be available for 24 hours from the start time indicated next to the date. Press play at any time during the 24-hour period to view the film. From the moment you click you have a further 24 hours to watch the film as many times as you like.

***TICKET PRICES

Tickets and passes on sale from 13 November 2020.
Have your debit or credit cards ready.

Note:  Ticket prices include 50p transaction fee.

Single ticket        £7.50

Two film pass     £12

Three film pass  £19

Full Pass (all films + shorts)  £46

Shorts   £4

DISCOUNTS

Early Bird purchases (from 13/11 to 21/11)  10% off

16–25 years  10% off on sending ID to online@frenchfilmfestival.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

UPDATES

Cinema Closures

Edinburgh Filmhouse, Glasgow Film Theatre and Stirling Macrobert Arts Centre are temporarily closed due to restrictions on cinemas in areas where the Covid Protection Level (Tier) 3 applies. These cinemas anticipate being closed until at least 13 November, though it’s quite likely to be for longer. Any tickets already purchased for French Film Festival titles due to have been screened between 2 – 13 November will be refunded.
Aberdeen Belmont Filmhouse will close from Friday after the Festival screenings of Love Affairs at 13.00 and 19.00.

Also affected is Dundee Contemporary Arts Cinema whose patrons should contact the cinema box office for ticketing details and more information on rescheduling.

Some Festival venues in Scotland are able to remain open. They comprise: Dumfries Robert Burns Film Centre, Inverness Eden Court, Oban Phoenix Cinema,  and their programmes remain in place.

Aberdeen Belmont Filmhouse and St Andrews Byre Theatre have also closed until further notice. 

All cinemas in England are closed from Thursday (5 November) until at least 2 December.

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