French Film Festival 2014, Glasgow

OurSummerInProvence_film_detailBienvenue and welcome to the 22nd edition of the French FilmFestival UK, your annual showcase of the best of Francophone cinema. From Normandy via Paris to the Riviera and the Camargue, this year’s films focus on all kinds of subjects and in all manner of styles. Our festival this year features directors such as Jean-Luc Godard, André Téchiné, Volker Schlöndorff and Jean Becker, alongside stellar talents like Isabelle Huppert, Catherine Deneuve, Jean Reno and Mathieu Amalric.

FFF ticket deal: 5 tickets for 5 films for £35.00 full price / £27.50 concession (no further discounts apply). As Goodbye to Language has £1.50 3D surcharge, its inclusion in the ticket deal will increase the cost to £35.50 full price / £29.00 concession. Tickets for In the Courtyard cost £5 and, therefore, it’s inclusion in the ticket deal will reduce the price to £32 full price / £26 concession.

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LongwaveN/C 15+


12 Rose Strret

Thursday 13 November

Two mismatched Swiss radio reporters stumble upon the Carnation Revolution in 1974 Portugal in Longwave (Les grandes ondes (à l’ouest).

In the CourtyardN/C 15+

Friday 14 November

GFT 12 Rose Street

In the Courtyard follows Antoine (Gustave Kervern), a forty-year-old rock musician who also happens to be the newly appointed concierge of a Parisian tenement building.

Our Summer in ProvenceN/C 15+

Friday 14 November

GFT, 12 Rose Street

After their parents separate, siblings Léa (Chloe Jouannet) and Adrien (Hugo Dessioux), and their deaf-mute younger brother, Théo (Lukas Pelissier), are shipped off to their grandparents …

The Blue RoomN/C 18+

GFT, 12 RoseStreet

Friday 14 November

An adaptation of Georges Simenon’s 1964 novel, The Blue Room features Amalric as a married man who runs foul of the law after an affair with a local femme fatale (played by co-writer Stéphanie Cléau).

Goodbye to Language 3DN/C 15+

Saturday 15 November

Winner of the Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Goodbye to Language is Jean-Luc Godard’s typically unique 3D cinema debut.

BelleAndSebastian_film_detailBelle and Sebastian

Saturday 15 November

GFT, 12 Rose Street

Nicolas Vanier’s adaptation of the 1965 TV series sees Belle, a beautiful sheepdog, and her young master Sébastien (Félix Bossuet), defy the German occupation of their village.

Get Well SoonN/C 12+

GFT, 12 Rose Street

Saturday 15 November

After being sent cascading into the Seine by a rogue driver, retired Pierre is forced to spend a month in hospital, where he complains and reflects on his life.

GazellesN/C 15+

Saturday 15 November

Mona Achache’s romantic comedy Les gazelles deals with thirty-year-old Marie (Camille Chamoux) who is readjusting to single life after splitting from her boyfriend (Franck Gastambide).

Ariane’s ThreadN/C 15+

Saturday 15 November

Starring Robert Guédiguian’s muse Ariane Ascaride, along with regulars Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Gérard Meylan, this slice of magical realism follows one woman’s excursion to a seaside café …

Wooden CrossesN/C 15+

GFT, 12 Rose Street

Sunday 16 November

Filmed in 1931, Wooden Crosses concentrates on a handful of French draftees, including an idealistic student named Demachy (Pierre Blanchar). Marching off to war with joyful patriotic fervour

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Under Milk Wood Saturday 15–Sunday 16 November GFT
Self Made Wednesday 19 November GFT

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