French Film Corner – IFFCOLOMBO 2015

 


In the Courtyard


Dans la cour de Pierre  Salvador

Synopsis of the film:

Antoine, a 40 years old musician, leaves everything and becomes a caretaker in the building where lives Mathilde, a young retiree. One night, she discovered a crack on the living room wall and fears that the building might collapse … Antoine befriends with her but he fears that she would become mad. Both are a clumsy tandem that will help, perhaps, through this bad patch…

 

Original Title: Dans la cour
English Title: In the courtyard
Director : Mr. Pierre Salvadori
Country : France
Year of Production : 2014
Language : French (with English Subtitles)
Running Time: 97 minutes
Genre: Drama Comedy
Rating: All Audiences

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Eden


 

Original Title: Eden
English Title: Eden
Director : Ms Mia Hansen-Løve
Country : France
Year of Production : 2013
Language : French (with English Subtitles)
Running Time: 131 minutes
Genre: Musical, Drama Comedy
Rating: More Suitable for Adults

Eden de Mia Hansen-Love,
Synopsys of the film:

Paul, a teenager in the underground scene of the early-nineties in Paris, forms a DJ collective with some friends. But, together, they are also leading a dissipated nightlife.

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The Good Life


KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA
Synopsis of the film:

Taken from their mother as a result of a court decision, Sylvain and Pierre live in hiding with their father Yves. Until Pierre disappears and Sylvain meets a girl, Gilda, on an island in the Loire river.

 

Original Title: La Belle Vie
English Title: The Good Life
Director : Mr. Jean Denizot
Country : France
Year of Production : 2014
Language : French (with English Subtitles)
Running Time: 103 minutes
Genre: Drama Feature
Rating: More Suitable for Adults

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In the Name of My Daughter


 

Original Title: L’homme qu’on aimait trop
English Title: In the Name of My Daughter
Director : Mr. André Téchiné
Country : France
Year of Production : 2014
Language : French (with English Subtitles)
Running Time: 116 minutes
Genre: Drama Feature
Rating: Adults Only

FRENCH RIVIERAAndré TéchinéFidélité Films/Luc Roux
Synopsis of the film:

Agnès Le Roux, a young independent woman, returns to Nice in 1976 for a new start in her life after a failed marriage. Her mother, a wealthy widow, runs a casino that is in trouble. Agnes falls in love with Maurice, the lawyer of the casino.

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