French Revolutions - London Film Festival 2007
Our favourite cinematic neighbors to the east are bringing a sexy collection of films to the festival this year, which ponder death, philosophy, gastronomy and, of course, the Riviera.
Here are the films:
All Is Forgiven
A father's drug addiction leads to the break up of his family.
Back to Normandy
Lyrical and nostalgic journey to Normandy... and the director's memories.
Before I Forget
A touching depiction of the solitude of a man suffering from HIV and writer's block.
The poetic story of a whale hunter's life, told by his friends and relatives.
An illuminating comment on the legacy of capitalism and yuppie culture.
I Always Wanted to be a Gangster
Tarantino-inspired, entertaining spoof of cinematic genres and conventions.
A delightful French rom-com starring Charlotte Gainsbourg.
In Your Wake
The return of a long absent father destroys Marco's tranquility.
The Secret of the Grain
A North African dockside community gets involved in building a floating restaurant.
Half a century of family secrets are slowly unravelled.
A controversial insight into a football player's frustrations.
An intriguing documentary about the mysterious life of a politician.
Very Well, Thank You
An illuminating satire on contemporary France and its politics.
Female friendship, teenage desire... and synchronised swimming.