French Film Festival UK 2021

23 Nov
  -  
09 Dec 2021

French Film Festival UK 2021

QUAD welcomes the French Film Festival to Derby with a broad range of gallic flair. This selection of films has everything from megastars like Lea Seydoux, Juliette Binoche and Isabelle Huppert to Jean Dujardin's suave superspy 0SS 117, from political tensions, Calamity Jane, passion and pastries.

Deception (15) S

Adapted from Philip Roth’s 1980 novel of the same name, Arnaud Desplechin’s latest foray stars Denis Podalydès as a writer whose life is captured through his…

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The Divide (15) S

Two women Raf and Julie (Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi and Marina Foïs), a couple on the verge of breaking up, find themselves in an emergency ward bordering on…

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Promises (15) S

This feature by Thomas Kruithof (The Eavesdropper), starring Isabelle Huppert and Reda Kateb dives into the world of top down politics and political power…

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OSS117 - From Africa With Love (12A) S

Nicolas Bedos, who made La Belle époque, takes over the reins from Michel Hazanavicius for the third chapter of the satirical adventures of Hubert Bonisseur de…

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A Radiant Girl (12A)

Actress Sandrine Kiberlain makes her feature-directing debut with this drama about an aspiring French-Jewish actress living in Paris in 1942, during the early…

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CK:  Calamity - The Childhood Of Martha Jane Cannary

With Calamity, writer/director Rémi Chayé explores the origins of the legendary American frontierswoman, digging into her childhood and the ways in which she…

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Josep (12A)

French illustrator Aurel investigates the life of the Catalan republican cartoonist and exile Josep Bartolí, who was detained by the Gestapo and sent to…

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The Sleeping Car Murders (15) S

This first feature by Franco-Greek director Costa-Gravas was adapted from a novel by Sebastien Japrisot and is a humourous, visually punchy take on the murder-…

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Between Two Worlds (15) S

Juliette Binoche stars as an author who, inspired by George Orwell’s The Road to Wigan Pier, goes undercover as a cleaning lady in a northern French port to…

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Delicious (12A) S

In 1789 France, prior to the dawn of the Revolution, gastronomy remains strictly the domain of the aristocrats and the prestige of a noble house is dependent…

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