French Programme 29/11/18

The thoughtless cruelty of children, a relationship breaking down, and a pick-up gone sour, shifts of perspective and visions of possible futures, cops in crisis, and soldiers in search of love, in this collection of Gallic shorts.

Advisory Cert 18

Thursday 29th November at 6.00pm

ALLIANCE FRANCIAS, 125 Portland St, Manchester M1 4QD

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CLEMENCE’S AFTERNOON

Dir: Lénaïg Le Moigne, Prod: Miyu Productions

France, 2017, 10 min

Clemence and her parents arrive late at a large country picnic. Clemence joins the other children who are already playing away from the adults, but finds herself rejected from their games.

NIKKI MARIANNE                     

North West Premiere

Dir / Wri: Guillaume Caramelle, Prod: Polygone Vidéo.

France, 2017, 15 min

Peter is in love with Nikki, a girl as beautiful as inaccessible. At a high school party, he is jealous to see her with an older man. Especially one who seems to seduce her with such disconcerting ease…

DNA OF WILD BEASTS           

North West Premiere

Dir / Wri / Star: Delphine Montaigne, Prod: Lauriane Coulon.

France, 2017, 17 min 50 sec

After solving a particularly ugly and traumatic case, homicide detective Lea is beginning to feel increasingly alienated and despairing.

STOP. LISTEN. BREATHE        

UK Premiere

Dir / Wri: Scott A. Hillier, Dir / Prod / Wri: Kädi Lokk.

France, 2018, 13 min 25 sec

Kim’s life is too fast, too hectic, full of too many screens. A bizarre meeting in a Paris metro will change all that.

PETITE AVARIE                   

UK Premiere

Dir / Wri / Cast: Leo Hardt, Dir: Manon Alirol, Prod: Marine Hossein, Rémy Delattre.

France, 2018, 19 min 50 sec

Laura is scared. Laura is sick. But Sylvain, her lover, is here to help. Or is he?

THE SNAG                          

North West Premiere

Dir / Prod / Wri: Desalos Isabelle, Prod: Antona Boris, El Mounabbih Nassim.

France, 2018, 8 min

When Camille meets Etienne in a bar, something clicks between them. But she has a secret which will ruin everything.

INLOVE                              

UK Premiere

Dir / Prod / Wri: Les Frères Lopez.  

France / Spain, 2018, 7 min

While on patrol in a Middle Eastern country, a western army platoon stops for a while in the village of Iqmarba…

TRT: 90 min 25 sec

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