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Festivals & events

05 August 2013 à 09:41

French films are out in force at the TIFF 2013!

The 38th Toronto International Film Festival, to be held September 5-15, 2013, offers French cinema a large share of the spotlight.

2013 will be an excellent year for French films to gain exposure at the Toronto International Film Festival, with 33 French majority productions showcased, including two gala screenings: Blood Ties by Guillaume Canet and Bright Days Ahead by Marion Vernoux, as well as eleven films included in Special Presentations. See below for a list of all French films selected in the various festival sections:

As it stands today, the French delegation attending the event includes the following artists: Hiam Abbass, Morjana Alaoui, Fanny Ardant, Louise Bourgoin, Catherine Breillat, Marion Cotillard, Claire Denis, Emmanuelle Devos, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Nicole Garcia, Dyana Gaye, Julie Gayet, Anne Le Ny, Angela Ricci Lucchi, Marcela Said, Léa Seydoux, Marine Vacth, Marion Vernoux, Anne Weil, Robin Campillo, Guillaume Canet, Pierre Deladonchamps, Asghar Farhadi, Fabien Héraud, Yervant Gianikian, Abdellatif Kechiche, Philippe Kotlarski, Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu, Patrice Leconte, Laïla Marrakchi, Pan Nalin, Marcel Ophüls, Martin Provost, Pierre Rochefort, Ben Rivers, Ben Russell, Abdellah Taïa, Bertrand Tavernier, and Nils Tavernier.
As is the case each year, UniFrance Films will host a party in celebration of French cinema during the TIFF, to be held this year on the evening of September 7.

Special Presentations
A Promise by Patrice Leconte
Love Is the Perfect Crime by Arnaud & Jean-Marie Larrieu
Attila Marcel by Sylvain Chaumet
The Finishers by Nils Tavernier
Going Away by Nicole Garcia
Young & Beautiful by François Ozon
The Past by Asghar Farhadi
Quai d'Orsay by Bertrand Tavernier
Rock the Casbah by Laila Marrakchi
Blue is the Warmest Color by Abdellatif Kechiche
Violette by Martin Provost
The Summer of Flying Fish, de Marcela Said

Gala Presentations
Bright Days Ahead by Marion Vernoux
Blood Ties by Guillaume Canet

Masters Program
Abuse of Weakness by Catherine Breillat
Bastards by Claire Denis

Ain't Misbehavin' by Marcel Ophuls
The Last of the Unjust by Claude Lanzmann
Faith Connections by Pan Nalin

TIFF Film Library
Hiroshima Mon Amour by Alain Resnais
Le Joli Mai by Chris Marker

Amazonia by Thierry Ragobert

Un conte de Michel de Montaigne by Jean-Marie Straub
A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness by Ben Russell & Ben Rivers
Pays barbare by Yervant Gianikian & Angela Ricci Lucchi
The Missing Image by Rithy Panh
Trois exercices d'interprétation by Cristi Puiu

Contemporary World Cinema Program
Stranger by the Lake by Alain Guiraudie
Friends from France by Anne Weil & Philippe Kotlarski
Eastern Boys by Robin Campillo
Under the Starry Sky by Diana Gaye

Discovery Program
Salvation Army by Abdellah Taïa
Giraffada by Rani Massalha

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Author : Florence Charmasson

Latest update : 27 August 2013 à 09:41 CEST

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