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Rendez-vous with French cinema

From 18 to 20 March 2011

The Filmhouse

88 Lothian Road Edinburgh EH3 9BZ

Organised by UniFrance, the annual showcase of the best in contemporary French cinema returns to Edinburgh and hits the Filmhouse’s screens from 18 to 20 March.

Discover the last films of the most important French directors: Luc Besson, Francois Ozon and Bertrand Tavernier. The programme also features innovative films directed by new wave of French filmmakers: Fred Cavayé and Katell Quillévéré. Bertrand Tavernier will be holding a Q&A following the screening of his film.

Unifrance is the organization dedicated to promoting French cinema worldwide. It was founded in 1949 as an association under the French 1901 Act, and operates under the supervision of the CNC - Centre National de la Cinématographie.

Rendez-vous with French cinema 2011 is supported by the Institut Français d’Ecosse


- The Princess of Montpensier
Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Cast: Mélanie Thierry, Gaspard Ulliel...
Friday 18 March, 6.00 pm (+Q&A)
Watch the trailer

- Love Like Poison
Director: Katell Quillévéré
Cast: Clara Augarde, Thierry Neuvic...
Saturday 19 March, 6.00 pm
Watch the trailer

- Point Blank
Director: Fred Cavayé
Cast: Gilles Lelouche, Roshdy Zem...
Saturday 19 March, 8.45 pm
Watch the trailer

- The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec
Director: Luc Besson
Cast: Louise Bourgoin, Mathieu Amalric...
Sunday 20 March, 3.30 pm
Watch the trailer

- Potiche
Director: Francois Ozon
Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Gerard Depardieu...
Sunday 20 March, 6.00 pm
Watch the trailer

All films are in French with English Subtitles.
Book your tickets online: www.filmhousecinema.com

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