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Juho Kuosmanen
Winner of a top prize at this year’s Cannes festival, this irresistible and touching debut feature is a funny and forlorn comedy-drama inspired … 
CastJarkko Lahti, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$PG

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Selma Vilhunen
Twelve-year-old Varpu is quickly blossoming into a young woman, despite her single mother’s overprotective nature. When her curiosity gets the b… 
CastLinnea Skog, Paula Vesala, Lauri Maijala, Sa…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$PG

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Emmanuelle Bercot
Director, screenwriter and actor Emmanuelle Bercot (Mon roi) adapts Irène Frachon’s bestselling memoir for this story of a dedicated doctor whos… 
CastSidse Babett Knudsen, Benoît Magimel, Emmanu…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Joachim Lafosse
Bérénice Bejo (The Artist) and Cédric Kahn star in the new film from Joachim Lafosse (The White Knights), about a separating couple whose battle… 
CastBérénice Bejo, Cédric Kahn
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$18

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Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders adapts long-time collaborator Peter Handke’s play for this engrossing two-handed (and 3D) conversation piece, in which a dialogue be… 
CastReda Kateb, Sophie Semin, Jens Harzer, Nick …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Kiyoshi Kurosawa makes his first film outside Japan with this French-language ghost romance fantasy, about an aging photographer whose obsession… 
CastTahar Rahim, Constance Rousseau, Olivier Gou…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$14A

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Danis Tanovic
An aging hotel becomes an ideological powder keg during centennial commemorations for the outbreak of the First World War, in this dazzling, Alt… 
CastJacques Weber, Snezana Vidovic, Izudin Bajro…
LanguageBosnian | French   CountryFrance
CWC$18

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Albert Serra
French cinema legend Jean-Pierre Léaud takes the title role as the expiring French monarch in the stylistically rigorous and strangely transcend… 
CastJosé Wallenstein, Filipe Duarte, Jean-Pierre…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
WL$18

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Houda Benyamina
Girlhood meets Scarface in this debut feature about two young women who become embroiled in the criminal world of the Parisian suburbs. 
CastOulaya Amamra, Jisca Kalvanda, Kévin Mischel…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$14A

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Paul Verhoeven
Michèle seems indestructible. As the head of a leading video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Cons…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$$18

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Raja Amari
Samia immigrates to France illegally. Obsessed by the idea her radical islamist brother might be stalking her, she first finds refuge with Imed,… 
CastHiam Abbass, Sarra Hannachi, Salim Kechiouch…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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François Ozon
Set in a small German town in the aftermath of World War I, this elegiac tale of love and remembrance follows a young woman mourning the death o… 
CastPaula Beer, Pierre Niney, Marie Gruber, Erns…
LanguageFrench, German   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Katell Quillévéré
It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely dependen… 
CastTahar Rahim, Emmanuelle Seigner, Anne Dorval…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$14A

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Marie-Castille Mention-Schaa…
Director Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar parallels the stories of two teenage girls — one a would-be jihadist, the other a model student who strik… 
CastNoémie Merlant, Naomi Amarger, Clotilde Cour…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
One of the most important contemporary African filmmakers, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (A Screaming Man) makes his debut non-fiction feature with this … 
CastClément Abaïfouta
LanguageFrench | Arabic   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Unknown
Isabelle Huppert dominates the screen like no one else. Her staggering oeuvre — which spans over four decades and features more than 100 roles —… 
CastIsabelle Huppert
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
MAV$18

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Olivier Assayas
Hong Kong megastar Maggie Cheung is divine in the lead of Olivier Assayas’ brilliant behind-the-screen satire, about a beleaguered Parisian film… 
CastMaggie Cheung, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Nathalie R…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryFrance
CTQFree14A

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Xavier Dolan
After 12 years of absence, a writer goes back to his hometown, planning on announcing his upcoming death to his family. As resentment soon rewri… 
CastVincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard, Gaspard Ul…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Thierry Frémaux
Lumière! Reintroduces some of cinema's foundational moments through gorgeous restored prints of the work of the Lumière Brothers. 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CTQFreeG

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Marie Noëlle
Polish actress Karolina Gruszka stars in this sweeping biography of the legendary, Nobel Prize-winning physicist and chemist, who courted contro… 
CastKarolina Gruszka, Arieh Worthalter, Charles …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Fabrice Du Welz
Chadwick Boseman, Teresa Palmer and Luke Evans star in this atmospheric revenge thriller from director Fabrice du Welz (Vinyan, Alléluia), about… 
CastChadwick Boseman, Teresa Palmer, Luke Evans,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
VAN$14A

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Emilie Deleuze
Some would say Aurore lives a boring life. But when you are a 13-year-old girl and have an uncompromising way of looking at boys, school, family… 
CastLéna Magnien, Patricia Mazuy, Philippe Duque…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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Claude Barras
Based on the book Autobiography of a Courgette by French author Gilles Paris, My Life as a Courgette tells the story of nine-year-old Courgette … 
CastGaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Mura
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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Benoit Jacquot
Benoît Jacquot (The School of Flesh, L’Intouchable) adapts a novella by Don DeLillo for this tale of amour fou between a self-centred filmmaker … 
CastMathieu Amalric, Julia Roy, Jeanne Balibar, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Stephan Streker
Eighteen-year-old Zahira has grown up in a Pakistani family in Belgium. She now finds herself pregnant, but wants to keep the baby she’s carryin… 
CastLina El Arabi, Sébastien Houbani, Babak Kari…
LanguageFrench/Urdu   CountryFrance
DISC$14A

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Bertrand Bonello
Bertrand Bonello directs this provocative account of a group of young, multiracial radicals whose terrorist attacks on Paris lead to a massive m… 
CastFinnegan Oldfield, Vincent Rottiers, Hamza M…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$14A

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Agnès Varda
Agnès Varda’s 1977 masterwork is simultaneously a musical, a protest film, a portrait of a generation and, most importantly, a tender and insigh… 
CastValérie Mairesse, Thérèse Liotard, Robert Da…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CTQFree14A

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Arnaud des Pallières
Four moments in the lives of four female characters. Sandra’s youth as she moves to Paris and has a brush with disaster. Karine’s teenage years,… 
CastAdèle Haenel, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Gemma Art…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Olivier Assayas
Kristen Stewart reunites with director Olivier Assayas (Clouds of Sils Maria) for this artful ghost story about a young woman trying to reconnec… 
CastKristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaz…
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Rebecca Zlotowski
Kate and Laura Barlow, two young American spiritualists in 1930s Paris, finish their world tour. Fascinated by their gift, a powerful French fil… 
CastNatalie Portman, Lily-Rose Depp, Emmanuel Sa…
LanguageEnglish | French   CountryFrance
GALA$$14A

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Julia Ducournau
When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden taste for meat begins to grow in her. 
CastGarance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Ou…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MM$18A

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Mamadou Dia, Sanja Zivkovic,…
Samedi Cinema - In northern Senegal, a couple of resourceful young cinephiles hatch a plan to raise the cash for a couple of movie tickets befor… 
CastFallou Keita, Assane Lo, Saikou Lo, Cheikh A…
LanguageFulah/Pulaar, Wolof,…   CountryFrance
SC$18

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Bavo Defurne
Liliane was once “Laura”, a rising star in the singing world, who had her moment of glory when she finished second behind Abba in the 1974 Europ… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Kévin Azaïs, and Johan Ley…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Mia Hansen-Løve
A delicate and affecting tale about a middle-aged professor whose carefully structured life is thrown into disarray when her husband leaves her … 
CastIsabelle Huppert, André Marcon, Roman Kolink…
LanguageFrench | English | G…   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre D…
After refusing to answer a late-night knock on her clinic door, a doctor seeks to uncover the truth behind the mysterious death of her unidentif… 
CastAdèle Haenel, Olivier Bonnaud, Jérémie Renie…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$18

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Ana Mendieta, Ana Vaz, Antoi…
Bookended by two seminal films from the extraordinary multidisciplinary artist Ana Mendieta, this programme excavates political and personal his… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
WL$18

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Danièle Huillet and Jean-Mar…
A recently rediscovered Straub-Huillet fragment lends its name to the title of this programme that oscillates between adversity and emancipation… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
WL$18

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Björn Kämmerer, Nina Könnema…
In this programme, the idea of "performance" adopts many shapes and guises, and recasts the present through a prism of encounters. Untitled - B… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
WL$18

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Daouda Coulibaly
In Mali’s bustling capital, a young impoverished man tries to improve his life by working in the drug trafficking business and quickly moves up … 
CastIbrahim Koma, Inna Modja, Ismaël N’Diaye, Je…
LanguageBambara, French   CountryFrance
DISC$14A