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Festivals & events

18 September 2006 à 13:02

Strong French presence at Toronto

On September 12, Santiago Amigorena, Emmanuelle Béart, Juliette Binoche, Dany Boon, Costa Gavras, Robert Guédiguian, Camila Guzmán Urzúa, Nader Takmil Homayoun, Zeka Laplaine, Laurent Herbiet, Patrice Leconte, Manuel Pradal, Nicolas Rey, Abderrahmane Sissako, Grégoire Solotareff, and Christian Volckman were invited by Unifrance to attend a luncheon organized together with American industry professionals, French media representatives, producers, exporters.

This year, the Toronto International Film Festival presented 32 French films and 12 minority-French co-productions:

French films and majority co-productions:

“Sept ans” by Jean-Pascal Hattu
“Bamako” by Abderrahmane Sissako
“Chacun sa nuit” by Jean-Marc Barr, Pascal Arnold
“Coeurs” (France, Italy) by Alain Resnais
“Daratt” (France, Belgium, Chad, Austria) by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
“Flanders” by Bruno Dumont
“Indigènes” (Morocco, Belgium, Algeria, France) by Rachid Bouchareb
“Iran: Une Révolution Cinématographique” by Nader Takmil Homayoun
“Kinshasa Palace” (France, Congo) by Zeka Laplaine
“L’Homme de sa vie” by Zabou Breitman (France, Italy)
“L’Intouchable” by Benoît Jacquot
“The White Planet” (Canada, France) by Thierry Piantanida, Thierry Ragobert
“La Tourneuse de pages” by Denis Dercourt
“Le Voyage en Arménie” by Robert Guédiguian
“Made in Jamaica” (France, U.S.A.) by Jérôme Laperrousaz
“Mon Colonel” (France, Belgium) by Laurent Herbiet
“Mon meilleur ami” by Patrice Leconte
“Nouvelle Chance” by Anne Fontaine
“Nue Propriété” (Belgium, France) by Joachim Lafosse
“Paris, je t’aime” by Olivier Assayas, Bruno Podalydès, Sylvain Chomet, Gérard Depardieu, Frédéric Auburtin…
“Quelques jours en septembre” by Santiago Amigorena
“Renaissance” (France, Luxembourg, U.K.) by Christian Volckman
“Schuss!” by Nicolas Rey
“Sheitan” by Kim Chapiron
“The Golden Door” (Italy, France) by Emanuele Crialese
“The Sugar Curtain” (Spain, France) by Guzmán Urzúa
“The Ugly Duckling and Me” (Ireland, Denmark, France, Germany) by Michael Hegner and Karften Kiilerich
“Transylvania” by Tony Gatlif
“U” by Grégoire Solotareff, Serge Elissalde
“Un Crime” by Manuel Pradal
“Un pont sur la Drina” (“A Bridge Over the Drina”) (Belgium, France) by Xavier Lukomski
“Zidane, un portrait du XXIe Siècle” (Iceland, France) by Philippe Parreno, Douglas Gordon

Minority co-productions:

“Belle toujours” (Portugal, France) by Manoel de Oliveira
“Cages” (Belgium, France) by Olivier Masset-Depasse
“Climates” (Turkey, France) by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
“I Don’t Want To Sleep Alone” (Taiwan, France) by Tsai Ming Liang
“Lights in the Dusk” (Finland, France) by Aki Kaurismaki
“Love and Other Disasters” (U.K., France) by Alek Keshishian
“Suely in the Sky” (Brazil, France) by Karim Ainouz
“Summer Palace” by Ye Lou
“Taxidermia” (Hungary, France) by György Palfi
“The Way I Spent the End of the World” (Romania, France) by Catalin Mitulescu
“To Get to Heaven First You Have to Die” (Tajikistan, France) by Djamshed Usmonov
“Trance” (Portugal, France) by Teresa Villaverde

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Latest update : 23 April 2009 à 13:02 CEST

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