Brisbane French Film Festival 2015

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1. Gemma Bovery (2014)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

58 Metascore

Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert who settled into a Norman village as a baker, sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby. Not only ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Fontaine | Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Gemma Arterton, Jason Flemyng, Isabelle Candelier

Votes: 5,344 | Gross: $0.19M

2. 3 Hearts (2014)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance

56 Metascore

A tax inspector, his new bride and her sister become entwined in a love triangle.

Director: Benoît Jacquot | Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve

Votes: 2,133 | Gross: $0.15M

3. Diplomacy (2014)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, War

72 Metascore

A historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris, and Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: André Dussollier, Niels Arestrup, Burghart Klaußner, Robert Stadlober

Votes: 4,626 | Gross: $0.23M

4. Far from Men (2014)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, War, Western

74 Metascore

Algeria, 1954. Two very different men thrown together by a world in turmoil are forced to flee across the Atlas mountains. Daru, the reclusive teacher, has to escort Mohamed, a villager accused of murder.

Director: David Oelhoffen | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb, Djemel Barek, Vincent Martin

Votes: 6,106

5. The Blue Room (2014)

R | 76 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

73 Metascore

In their blue hotel room, a clandestine couple of two married lovers plan an impossible future, as death shutters their already frail tranquillity. Now, the noose tightens more and more around innocents and sinners; but, was there a crime?

Director: Mathieu Amalric | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Léa Drucker, Stéphanie Cléau, Laurent Poitrenaux

Votes: 2,903 | Gross: $0.23M

6. The Last Hammer Blow (2014)

82 min | Drama

A 13-year old boy who lives with his single sick mom in a trailer near the beach, comes in contact with the father he never knew when the man performs as a conductor at the local music theater.

Director: Alix Delaporte | Stars: Romain Paul, Clotilde Hesme, Grégory Gadebois, Candela Peña

Votes: 410

7. Tokyo Fiancée (2014)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A young Japanophile Belgian woman in Tokyo falls into a whirlwind romance with a Francophile Japanese student.

Director: Stefan Liberski | Stars: Pauline Etienne, Taichi Inoue, Julie LeBreton, Alice de Lencquesaing

Votes: 1,869

8. Beauty and the Beast (2014)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

39 Metascore

An unexpected romance blooms after the the youngest daughter of a merchant who has fallen on hard times offers herself to the mysterious beast to which her father has become indebted.

Director: Christophe Gans | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux, André Dussollier, Eduardo Noriega

Votes: 18,514

9. A Chance Encounter (2014)

PG | 81 min | Drama, Romance

A family man's encounter with a beautiful woman develops into a mutual fascination.

Director: Lisa Azuelos | Stars: Sophie Marceau, François Cluzet, Lisa Azuelos, Alexandre Astier

Votes: 2,850

10. Paper Souls (2013)

90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

A funeral-speech writer gets a new lease on life when he meets a widow who commissions him to write a piece for her 8-year-old son.

Director: Vincent Lannoo | Stars: Stéphane Guillon, Julie Gayet, Jonathan Zaccaï, Pierre Richard

Votes: 86

11. Sex, Love & Therapy (2014)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

Lambert is an addict. A sex addict. It once cost him his pilot job, but he's now trying to work it out through a support group and a new career as couples therapist. Judith has no problem. ... See full summary »

Director: Tonie Marshall | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Patrick Bruel, André Wilms, Sylvie Vartan

Votes: 1,839

13. The Chef's Wife (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

The wife of a successful chef feels unfulfilled in her rôle as dining-room hostess and consults career counselor, who is herself dissatisfied by her useful but mundane place in the scheme ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Le Ny | Stars: Karin Viard, Emmanuelle Devos, Roschdy Zem, Philippe Rebbot

Votes: 399

14. Les gazelles (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy

Anxiety attacks and new encounters force Marie to reevaluate her life and join a group of single girls.

Director: Mona Achache | Stars: Camille Chamoux, Audrey Fleurot, Joséphine de Meaux, Naidra Ayadi

Votes: 684

15. In the Courtyard (2014)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

57 Metascore

Antoine is too depressed to go on playing in his rock band. After wandering in the streets, he decides to seek an occupation. Unskilled as he is, he is lucky to be hired as the caretaker of... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Salvadori | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gustave Kervern, Féodor Atkine, Pio Marmaï

Votes: 1,207

16. One of a Kind (2013)

123 min | Drama

Fredi got a raw deal: epileptic fits ,a daughter who sees her parents constantly tearing each other apart,no steady job,people interested in him only when they can use him.

Director: François Dupeyron | Stars: Grégory Gadebois, Céline Sallette, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Marie Payen

Votes: 194

17. Samba (2014)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

53 Metascore

Senegalese Samba has worked 10 years in France. He's arrested and befriends the woman helping him with legal matters as volunteer after a burnout at work. He's released after being told to leave France. Chemistry?

Directors: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano | Stars: Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tahar Rahim, Izïa Higelin

Votes: 13,792 | Gross: $0.15M

18. The New Girlfriend (2014)

R | 108 min | Drama

74 Metascore

A young woman makes a surprising discovery about the husband of her late best friend.

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Personnaz, Isild Le Besco

Votes: 7,074 | Gross: $0.13M

19. In the Name of My Daughter (2014)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama

57 Metascore

Agnès Le Roux, a young independent woman, returns to Nice in 1976 to have a new start in her life after a failed marriage. All while falling in love with an older lawyer.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Guillaume Canet, Catherine Deneuve, Adèle Haenel, Judith Chemla

Votes: 1,456 | Gross: $0.28M

20. Marie's Story (2014)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama

54 Metascore

Marie Heurtin is born both blind and deaf. Sister Marguerette wins her trust and teaches her how to express herself.

Director: Jean-Pierre Améris | Stars: Isabelle Carré, Ariana Rivoire, Brigitte Catillon, Noémie Churlet

Votes: 1,507 | Gross: $0.01M

21. Saint Laurent (2014)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

52 Metascore

Yves Saint Laurent's life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his career.

Director: Bertrand Bonello | Stars: Gaspard Ulliel, Jérémie Renier, Louis Garrel, Léa Seydoux

Votes: 4,959 | Gross: $0.43M

22. Summer Nights (2014)

4 min | Short, Crime, Drama | Completed

Growing up in a small town, the only fun things to do were usually unsafe, mischievous, illegal or all of the above. Hopping fences to skate where we shouldn't be skating, breaking things, ... See full summary »

Directors: Bucky Fukumoto, Tambi Haron | Stars: Chase McGuire, Armbay Zakaria, Doutee Zakaria, Adam Clinton

23. The Gate (2014)

TV-MA | 95 min | Drama

Two decades after forging an unlikely alliance in Pol Pot's Cambodia, a French ethnologist and a former Khmer Rouge official meet again after the latter is arrested for crimes against humanity.

Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Raphaël Personnaz, Phoeung Kompheak, Olivier Gourmet, Thanet Thorn

Votes: 295

24. Before the Winter Chill (2013)

103 min | Drama

Lucie presumes that her husband Paul - an older neurosurgeon - has an affair. Indeed, Paul behaves strange lately, but the truth behind it is dark and complicated.

Director: Philippe Claudel | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Kristin Scott Thomas, Leïla Bekhti, Richard Berry

Votes: 1,795

25. Number One Fan (2014)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Muriel Bayen, a divorced beautician and mother of two, loves to tell stories. She is a huge fan of this singer Vincent Lacroix, in fact she is a dedicated fan. One day Vincent knocks on her door and asks for her help.

Director: Jeanne Herry | Stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Laurent Lafitte, Pascal Demolon, Olivia Côte

Votes: 1,489

26. The Connection (2014)

R | 135 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

67 Metascore

A French police magistrate spends years trying to take down one of the country's most powerful drug rings.

Director: Cédric Jimenez | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche, Céline Sallette, Mélanie Doutey

Votes: 9,240

27. The Last Diamond (2014)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Simon has just been released from prison and is on parole. His friend, Albert, lures him back to his old ways for one more hit. To steal the priceless diamond Florentin. Simon's plan to ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Barbier | Stars: Yvan Attal, Bérénice Bejo, Jean-François Stévenin, Antoine Basler

Votes: 1,424

28. La liste de mes envies (2014)

G | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

When Jocelyne, a seamstress in the northern French town of Arras, finds out she's won ���18 million on the lottery and that she can now have anything she wants, she only has one fear:... See full summary »

Director: Didier Le Pêcheur | Stars: Mathilde Seigner, Marc Lavoine, Virginie Hocq, Frédérique Bel

Votes: 359

29. Les yeux jaunes des crocodiles (2014)

118 min | Drama

Two sisters, their families, and sometimes complicated lives.

Director: Cécile Telerman | Stars: Julie Depardieu, Emmanuelle Béart, Patrick Bruel, Alice Isaaz

Votes: 1,213

30. La Grande Illusion (1937)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, War

During WWI, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are eventually sent to a seemingly inescapable fortress.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim

Votes: 31,700 | Gross: $0.17M

31. Captain Conan (1996)

129 min | Drama, War

The war exploits of French captain Conan and his men during World War I and during the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Samuel Le Bihan, Bernard Le Coq, Catherine Rich

Votes: 1,794

32. The Officer's Ward (2001)

135 min | Drama, Romance, War

The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, ... See full summary »

Director: François Dupeyron | Stars: Éric Caravaca, Denis Podalydès, Grégori Derangère, Sabine Azéma

Votes: 1,506

33. Babysitting (I) (2014)

85 min | Comedy

What was supposed to be a quiet night of babysitting a boy, turns into a complete chaos after a few babysitter's friends arrive.

Directors: Nicolas Benamou, Philippe Lacheau | Stars: Philippe Lacheau, Alice David, Vincent Desagnat, Tarek Boudali

Votes: 8,297

34. Barbecue (2014)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy

On his 50th birthday, a man who's been watching his weight, health and temper all his life suffers a heart attack. He's been doing everything he was told he should do and it still didn't help. He decides to turn the page and let loose.

Director: Eric Lavaine | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Franck Dubosc, Florence Foresti, Guillaume de Tonquédec

Votes: 2,373

35. Get Well Soon (2014)

81 min | Comedy

Pierre, a sixty-year-old technician on an offshore oil rig, has become a misanthropic loner. He had a wife but she died after a breakdown whose seriousness he had more or less deliberately ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Fred Testot, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Swann Arlaud

Votes: 608

36. Supercondriaque (2014)

G | 107 min | Comedy

Romain Faubert is a 39 year old, single, medical photographer.. and a raging hypochondriac. His doctor and only friend Dr. Dimitri Zvenka, thinks he knows a cure for Romain: dating. But ... See full summary »

Director: Dany Boon | Stars: Dany Boon, Kad Merad, Alice Pol, Jean-Yves Berteloot

Votes: 7,177

37. The Ultimate Accessory (2013)

98 min | Comedy

Aleksandra and Cyrille are the trendiest of Parisian couples. Succesful and up to date, they decide to adopt a 7 year old as the latest added accessory to their chic life. What they don't ... See full summary »

Director: Valérie Lemercier | Stars: Valérie Lemercier, Gilles Lellouche, Samatin Pendev, Marina Foïs

Votes: 585

38. Breathe (2014)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

78 Metascore

Charlie is an average French suburban teenager, but when she becomes fast friends with Sarah, the rebellious new girl at school, she discovers there's nothing average about how she feels.

Director: Mélanie Laurent | Stars: Joséphine Japy, Lou de Laâge, Isabelle Carré, Claire Keim

Votes: 6,273 | Gross: $0.04M

39. Eden (II) (2014)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Music

81 Metascore

Paul, a teenager in the underground scene of early-nineties Paris, forms a DJ collective with his friends and together they plunge into the nightlife of sex, drugs, and endless music.

Director: Mia Hansen-Løve | Stars: Félix de Givry, Pauline Etienne, Vincent Macaigne, Hugo Conzelmann

Votes: 3,889

40. Girlhood (2014)

Unrated | 113 min | Drama

85 Metascore

A girl with few real prospects joins a gang, reinventing herself and gaining a sense of self confidence in the process. However, she soon finds that this new life does not necessarily make her any happier.

Director: Céline Sciamma | Stars: Karidja Touré, Assa Sylla, Lindsay Karamoh, Mariétou Touré

Votes: 6,867

41. Love at First Fight (2014)

Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

63 Metascore

Between his friends and the family business, Arnaud's summer looks set to be a peaceful one. Peaceful until he runs into Madeleine, as beautiful as she is brusque, a concrete block of ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Cailley | Stars: Adèle Haenel, Kévin Azaïs, Antoine Laurent, Brigitte Roüan

Votes: 4,820 | Gross: $0.02M

42. Avis de mistral (2014)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance

Lea, Adrian, and their little brother Theo, born deaf, go on holiday in Provence with their grandfather, Paul "Oliveron" they never met because of a family quarrel. Unfortunately, it is not... See full summary »

Director: Rose Bosch | Stars: Jean Reno, Anna Galiena, Chloé Jouannet, Hugo Dessioux

Votes: 3,031

43. La Famille Bélier (2014)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A girl, who lives with her deaf parents, discovers that she has the gift of singing.

Director: Eric Lartigau | Stars: Karin Viard, François Damiens, Eric Elmosnino, Louane Emera

Votes: 22,478

44. Asterix and Obelix: Mansion of the Gods (2014)

85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

In order to wipe out the Gaulish village by any means necessary, Caesar plans to absorb the villagers into Roman culture by having an estate built next to the village to start a new Roman colony.

Directors: Louis Clichy, Alexandre Astier | Stars: Roger Carel, Lorànt Deutsch, Laurent Lafitte, Alexandre Astier

Votes: 10,457 | Gross: $1.66M

45. Moomins on the Riviera (2014)

80 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

59 Metascore

The Moomins set sail for the Riviera, where, after a journey fraught with storms and desert island dangers, Snorkmaiden is dazzled by the attentions of a playboy and Moomin learns that jealousy's sting is the most painful of all.

Directors: Xavier Picard, Hanna Hemilä | Stars: Maria Sid, Russell Tovey, Mats Långbacka, Tracy Ann Oberman

Votes: 1,049

46. Nicholas on Holiday (2014)

G | 97 min | Comedy, Family