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Festivals & events

23 August 2001 à 13:02

"Betty Fisher and Other Stories" in competition at the Montreal World Film Festival.

Besides Claude Miller’s film, thirty or so French productions and co-productions are being screened in the Canadian festival’s various selections. The festival runs from August 23 through September 3. If “Betty Fisher and Other Stories” by Claude Miller is the only French production in the running for the Grand Prix of the Americas, a French/Senegalese co-production, “Le Prix du pardon” by Mansour Sora Waby, has also been selected for the Official Competition. Eight French films are being screened out of competition: “Mortal Transfer” by Jean-Jacques Beineix “Fat Girl” by Catherine Breillat “Origins of Life” by Gérald Caldéron “Intimacy” by Patrice Chéreau “Replay” by Catherine Corsini “The Way I Killed My Father” by Anne Fontaine “In Praise of Love” by Jean-Luc Godard “Amelie from Montmartre” by Jean-Pierre Jeunet 18 French productions or co-productions have been selected for World Cinema: Reflections of Our Time: “The Other World” or “Le journal de Yasmine” by Merzak Allouache “Little Senegal” by Rachid Bouchareb “Se souvenir des belles choses” by Zabou Breitman “Tomorrow is Another Day” by Jeanne Labrune “Love Bandits” by Pierre Le Bret “Man of the Crowds” by John Lvoff “De l’amour” by Jean-François Richet “Malraux, the Daring Dreamer” by Michèle Rosier “Sa mère, la pute” by Brigitte Rouan “Belphégor, Phantom of the Louvre” by Jean-Paul Salomé “Day Off!” by Pascal Thomas “Martha, Martha” by Sandrine Veysset “The Guava House” by Dang Nhat Minh (Vietnam / France) “La Route” by Darejan Omirbaev (Kazakhstan / France / Japan) “Ignorant Fairies” by Ferzan Ozpetek (Italy / France) “Touchés par la grâce” by Peter Popzlatev (Bulgaria / France) “Hijack Stories” by Olivier Schmitz (South Africa / France) “Slogans” by Gjergi Xhuvani (Albania / France) Finally, the Cinema of Tomorrow: New Trends section features Raoul Ruiz’s “Miotte by Ruiz” (France / U.S.A.).

Author : Communications

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Montreal World Film Festival - 2001

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : All films