FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL – 10 to 20 November 2016
French Film Festival returns to Singapore to present the very best and latest in contemporary French cinema. From romantic comedies to heartwarming dramas, from action thrillers to animation, this year’s festival promises something for everyone. From 10 to 20 November 2016, screenings will take place at Alliance française, Golden Village and The Projector. For more information: FrenchFilmFestival.sg
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAMME
CHOCOLAT (PG13) Monsieur Chocolat Saturday 19 Nov, 2pm
Follow the extraordinary destiny of the clown named “Chocolat”, first French renowned black artist.
UN HOMME À LA HAUTEUR (PG13) Up for Love Sunday 20 Nov, 7pm
After ending her unhappy marriage, Diane is finally free to meet the man of her dreams.
NOUS TROIS OU RIEN (NC16) All Three of Us Saturday 19 Nov, 5pm
From a little village in Iran, to Parisian suburbs, the movie tells the extraordinary destiny of the director’s parents.
JAMAIS DE LA VIE (NC16) The Night Watchman Thursday 17 Nov, 8pm
Franck, 52, used to be a union representative. He has now become the resigned spectator of his boring life.
LES COWBOYS (PG13) Cowboys Friday 11 Nov, 8pm
In the east of France, Alain’s daughter disappears, and the family falls apart.
LA TÊTE HAUTE (M18) Standing Tall Friday 18 Nov, 8pm / Saturday 19 Nov, 8pm
A juvenile judge and a special educator thrive to save a young delinquent from his violent ways.
JE SUIS UN SOLDAT (M18) I Am a Soldier Sunday 20 Nov, 2pm
Sandrine moves back to her mother’s place in the North of France where she decides to work in a dog kennel.
21 NUITS AVEC PATTIE (M18) 21 Nights with Pattie Wednesday 16 Nov, 7pm
Summertime, in the South of France. Caroline has to organise her mother’s funeral with her father.
L’AFFAIRE SK1 (M18) SK1 Saturday 19 Nov, 11am
Franck Magne starts his career with an awful case: the rape and the murder of a young lady.
SEUL DANS BERLIN (PG13) Alone in Berlin Sunday 13 Nov, 7pm
Berlin 1940. Anna and Otto Quangel lose their only child who dies on a battlefield.
DEMAIN (PG) Tomorrow Sunday 20 Nov, 11am
Cyril, Mélanie and others explore the world in search of solutions for future generations.
VICTORIA (M18) In Bed with Victoria Saturday 12 Nov, 8pm
Victoria is a beautiful lawyer in her late 30s, on the verge of a nervous breakdown!
LES MALHEURS DE SOPHIE (PG) Sophie’s Misfortunes Sunday 13 Nov, 11 am
Sophie lives in a big castle, in which she loves playing and…breaking rules, with her cousin Paul.
NEIGE ET LES ARBRES MAGIQUES (PG) Neige Sunday 13 Nov, 4pm
From snowstorms to moving trees, dive into the whimsical universes of 4 short movies.
BELLE ET SÉBASTIEN (PG) Belle & Sebastian Saturday 12 Nov, 11 am
This movie reboot takes place in the French Alps, in a peaceful village right before World War II.
BELLE ET SÉBASTIEN 2 (PG) Belle & Sebastian, The adventure continues Sunday 20 Nov, 4pm
Sebastian looks for Angelina who has disappeared in a plane crash in the Alps.
COUP DE TÊTE (M18) Hothead Screened at the Projector François Perrin is right-wringer in the soccer team of the small town of Trincamp. Unfortunately, he has a really bad temper. Françoisis accused of a rape he has not committed. LES VALSEUSES (R21) Going Places Screened at the Projector
France, in the 70’s. Jean-Claude and Pierrot are two whimsical, aimless thugs, who harass, steal and alternately charm, fight or sprint their way out of trouble.
La Médiathèque is having a makeover! It will be closed on June 27-28-29, and from August 28 to September 2. La Médiathèque will relocate in La Galerie from June 30 to August 26!