French Film Festival on Tour 2009

This selection of highlights from the annual festival of French cinema brings to Manchester the best work from new talents and established auteurs.

Screenings supported by The Alliance Française.


“Undoubtedly the biggest and strongest line-up for a while, this year’s French Film Festival UK selection is a feast of ancient and modern.” The List

Previously in this Festival

A Prophet

The Grand Prix winner at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, A Prophet is the absorbing and compelling tale of wayward Arab youth Malik as he…

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The Father of My Children

Film producer Grégoire Canvel has it all – a wife and children he adores and a stimulating job he is devoted to. On the surface…

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Single father Albert takes his daughter Jeanne on holiday to Sweden for her seventeenth birthday. His own plans for the trip, are interrupted - much…

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When Yvan, an overweight and unkempt car dealer, finds young burglar Elie in his house, rather than call the police he ends up offering to…

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Factory worker Louise leads her colleagues in their quest for revenge on the boss responsible for the shutdown of their factory. After the incompetent hit…

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