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Festivals & events

25 April 2008 à 13:02

A host of French titles at the 40th Directors’ Fortnight

Directors’ Fortnight celebrates its 40th anniversary this year from May 15 through 25.

With 12 films produced or co-produced by France among the 22 titles selected, France is ensured of a strong presence at this anniversary event.

Les Bureaux de Dieu by Claire Simon
De la Guerre (On War) by Bertrand Bonello
Monsieur Moritomo by Nicola Sornaga
Le Voyage aux Pyrénées by Arnaud and Jean-Marie Larrieu

Le Dernier Maquis (Adhen) by Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche (French-Algerian co-production)
Quatre Nuits avec Anna (Four Nights with Anna) by Jery Skolimowski (French-Polish co-production)

Ce cher mois d’août (Aquele querido mês de agosto) by Miguel Gomes (Portuguese-French co-production)
Eldorado by Bouli Lanners (Belgian-French co-production)
Elève Libre (Private Lessons) by Joaquim Lafosse (Belgian-French co-production)
Now Showing by Raya Martin (Philippine-French co-production)
Liverpool by Lisandro Alonso (Argentinean-Spanish-Dutch-French-German co-production)
Salamandra by Pablo Aguero (Argentinean-French-German co-production)

Three other French productions will be presented in special screenings:
40x15 by Olivier Jahan
Le Genou d’Artémide (Il Ginocchio di Artemide) by Jean-Marie Straub
Itinéraires de Jean Bricard by Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet

Five short films will also bear witness to the diversity of the French short film industry:
Ciel éteint! (Sky's Black Out!) by F-J. Ossang
Il fait beau dans la plus belle ville du monde by Valérie Donzelli
Je vous hais petites filles by Yann Gonzales
Kamel s’est suicidé six fois, son père est mort by Soufiane Adel
Mes Copains by Louis Garrel

Author : Grégory Fleuriet

Latest update : 23 April 2009 à 13:02 CEST

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