France is the country of honor at the 33rd edition of the Mar Del Plata International Film Festival, one of the most important cinema events in Argentina (A FIAPF A-listed festival) and will be represented by three icons of French film: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Pierre Richard, and Leos Carax.
Jean-Pierre Léaud, who will be attending the festival for the first time, will accompany a retrospective of a few major films: The 400 Blows, Stolen Kisses, The Mother and the Whore, and The Death of Louis XIV, and will participate in a discussion with the public.
Pierre Richard will present several films (Knock on Wood / The Goat, The Troubles of Alfred, and Mr Stein Goes Online) and will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award after a Q&A session with the public.
Lastly, Leos Carax will attend screenings of four of his films (Boy Meets Girl, Holy Motors, Bad Blood, The Lovers on the Bridge), and will also receive a special award for his career.
In terms of the official competition, Cassandro the Exotico ! by Marie Losier will represent France, while, in the Panorama section, the country will be present through Non-Fiction by Olivier Assayas, Paul Sanchez is Back! by Patricia Mazuy, and Sophia Antipolis by Virgil Vernier.
The full program can be found at the festival's website.
Latest update : 30 October 2018 à 18:13 CET