French Competition

2022 Programme
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Denis Cointe With a few shots, Denis Cointe introduces us to a luxurious garden plunged in deep silence, quickly interrupted by some fragile notes mixed in with the birdsongs. Like an interior...

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Official Selection 2022
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Franssou Prenant A famous docking: Algiers, the White City, in a radiant light. The picture darkens with a voice-over reading of the text of the surrender of the Dey of Algiers in 1830. About the...

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Official Selection 2022
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Gaël Lépingle We were already familiar with Gaël Lépingle’s taste for provincial small towns, and with his precise, insistent, and often generous interest in their inhabitants and their lust...

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Official Selection 2022
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Teresa Silva Enjoy the Weather as a choreographic research run by Teresa Silva, the Portuguese choreographer and dancer, during a residency in Marseille (at Montevideo). Today it is a film which...

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Official Selection 2022
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Jacques Meilleurat “You’re 15-22 years old, you want to sing in a musical, sign up to ozu.com”. A young man shouts this announcement into a megaphone and stars fall on the streets of the city....

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Official Selection 2022
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Bernardo Zanotta Young Brazilian director Bernardo Zanotta appears to have made a queer farce, with the right amount of pace and joy, a film that owes much to the sheer delight in manufacturing...

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Official Selection 2022
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Marie Voignier In I Like Politics too, Marie Voignier continues her attentive exploration of countries where imaginary worlds, layers of history and present-day issues are intertwined - from...

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Official Selection 2022
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Narimane Mari An act of love, the portrait of a painter, an ode to life... We had the day bonsoir is all these things. “It’s in the sound of an ending that the music of the living is played, of...

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Festival 2022
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This is a piece of dramatic fiction resting on a subtle balance between social realism and highly stylized theatrical directing. In her first film, Emily Barbelin depicts the lived experience of a...

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Official Selection 2022
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“I saw a deer”, says a male voice at the beginning of the film. The tone of the voice and the crunch of steps in the snow set the person in a wintry landscape, walking tensely towards the animal....

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Official Selection 2022
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Liz, thirty-something, lives in her appartement in the Paris suburbs with her cat and her robot butler. Somewhere between a peaceful Golddorak and a protective creature from Studio Ghibli, with a...

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Official Selection 2022