French Films at QFT … in April.
Continues until Thursday 2 April
Fri 27 Mar – Thurs 2 Apr
DIOR AND I
Dir: Frédéric Tcheng • France • 2014 • 1 Hr 30 Mins • Partially Subtitled
Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons’ first haute couture collection as its new artistic director.
Sun 19 Apr, 1pm
Dir: Bruno Dumont • France • 2014 • 3 Hrs 20 Mins • Subtitled
Bruno Dumont’s absurdist metaphysical murder mystery prompts inevitable comparisons to Twin Peaks and True Detective. Featuring Bernard Pruvost as the Clouseau-like detective on the case and charismatic young Alane Delhaye as the title prankster, Li’l Quinquin is proof that even an auteur like Dumont, best known for uncompromising and austere dramas, is capable of shifting gears without conceding his signature.
Sun 26 Apr, 4pm
UNE VIE DE CHAT
A Cat in Paris
Dir: Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol • France/Netherlands/
• 2010 • 1 Hr 5 Mins • Subtitled
A Paris cat called Dino leads an unlikely double life when he becomes embroiled in this tale of animated adventure. A jazzy film noir for children,A Cat in Paris is a cinematic delight celebrating traditional old school animation.
The film 'The Gunman' just released in the UK is based on one of the most influential French romans noirs, The Prone Gunman, by Jean-Patrick Manchette, and is. However this article on 'The Conversation' website carries words of warning …...
Following the issues raised by the Charlie Hebdo killings in France you may find the programme 'A Nation Divided' broadcast on BBC3 on 30th March interesting. You can find it on iPlayer at …..
À bientôt, Philip