Gauguin – Voyage de Tahiti

Directed by Edourd Deluc, Gauguin is a biopic dramatisation of the life of one of the world’s most influential post-impressionist painters, Paul Gauguin. Filmed on location and intense with colour, the film explores the painter’s tumultuous life during his first trip to French Polynesia and the conditions when some of his early works were created.…

Back to Burgundy – Ce qui nous lie

Directed by Cedric Klapisch, Back to Burgundy is a drama set in the rolling hills of one of the most celebrated wine making districts in France. In an evocative, slow transitioning of the seasons the film explores the lives of siblings Jean (Pio Marmai), Juliette (Ana Girardot) and Jeremie (Francois Civil) over one year. The…

C’est la vie! AF French Film Festival

If you’re looking for a giggle and grin then C’est la Vie is the one for you! The light hearted comedy goes behind the scenes of a glamorous wedding set in an 17th century chateau. C’est la Vie is co-directed by the successful duo Oliver Nakache and Eric Toledano (The Intouchables). The movie features a…

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Planetarium

Natalie Portman stars as Laura the clever, sensitive elder sister to Kate (Lily-Rose Depp) who has a special gift for clairvoyance.  Relying on Kate’s talent for readings, the two sisters travel to Paris to try to make an income.  Nearly broke and disappointed, they do a personal reading for movie producer, Andre Korban (Emmanuel Salinger). …

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French Film Festival’s hilarious In bed with Victoria

Virginia Efra stars in this charming comedy as Victoria, an intelligent attractive blonde who juggles her messy love life with being a single mum while trying to hold on to her career as a criminal lawyer.  Chaos reigns in Victoria’s life that is set in a tiny Parisian apartment that she shares with her two…

Blind Date French Film Festival

Blind date is a hilarious and heart warming comedy that will leave you wanting more.   It is easy to see why Blind Date won the audience award at the COLCOA French Film Festival 2015.  First time director Clovis Cornillac has directed and co-written this production and the multi talented man also co-stars with Melanie…