French Shorts Programme (Cert 15)

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French Shorts Programme (Cert 15)
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Thu 26 March 2020
Thursday 26 March 2020
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
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Free programme of French films presented in association with the Alliance Francaise - Manchester.

We've feckless fathers and embarrassing mothers, inquisitive children, and troublesome teenagers, the burden of guilt and the brutality of grief, plus the sorrowful perspective of the perpetual “other woman”, in this selection of films with a decidedly familial theme.

GETTING TO KNOW YOU (North West Premiere)

Prod / Dir / Wri: Sylvain Begert

France, 2019, 15 min 54 sec, Cert: 15

Emeline arranges to meet her biological father for the first time.

PAPA

Prod / Dir / Wri: Christophe Switzer

France, 2018, 14 min, Cert: 15

How does a father explain prostitution to his eight year old son while riding in a taxi in Paris? It depends on the driver.

SOLANGE (Regional Premiere)

Prod / Dir / Wri: Pascaline Bellegarde

France, 2018, 13 mins, Cert 15 (FFF Rating)

Solange becomes the muse of a famous painter. Passionately in love, she lets herself be molded according to his wishes, only to finally be abandoned for another. How far will she go to reclaim his love?

THE BINOCULARS (UK Premiere)

Prod / Dir / Wri: Rahul Sharma, Prod: Jacopo Rosso Ciufoli, Céline Ribard

UK / France, 2019, 15 min 47 sec, Cert: 12A

Cadence runs away during an unwanted road trip with her mother. Looking through her binoculars leads her to an unexpected meeting.

IN PIECES - EN MORCEAUX

Dir / Wri: Guillaume Tordjman, Prod: Khadim Dione - Cardinal Films

France, 2018, 14 min 54 sec, Cert: 12A

Wounded by the death of her mother, Yasmine, an introverted teenager, takes refuge in silence and depression. Her aunt can’t channel her anger.

ONE DAY AT THE SEA - UNE JOURNÉE À LA MER

Dir / Wri: Jonathan Borgel, Prod: Santiago Amigorena, Christophe Loizillon

France, 2018, 17 min 26 sec, 12A

After years of absence, Agatha returns to the seaside resort of her childhood. She has a rendez-vous at the old Hôtel des Roches Noires...

UNDER MOM’S SKIRT - LES TROMPES DE MA MERE

Prod / Dir / Wri: Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix

France, 2017, 10 min 12 sec, Cert 15 (FFF Rating)

A young woman goes with her mother for a routine medical check-up, that turns out to be full of surprises.

101 min 13 sec

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