Alliance Française French Film Festival

Alliance Française French Film Festival

Alliance Française French Film Festival 2019

The Alliance Française French Film Festival will return to Hobart from March 14th to March 23rd with an exceptional array of contemporary French cinema guaranteed to delight. Opening with a screening of a screwball comedy at its best, The Trouble With You which will have you die laughing and tickets for this session include a drink on arrival.

5-film passes are now on sale available for purchase at the box office and are redeemable in person or online! Special discounted passes are available for State Members and Alliance Française Members, upon presentation of a valid Membership.

Programme

Opening Night: The Trouble With You - French Film Festival

  • Cast
  • Adèle Haenel, Pio Marmaï, Audrey Tautou
  • Director
  • Pierre Salvadori
  • Synopsis
  • Join us for the opening night of the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. Tickets for this opening night session include a drink on arrival.
    A widow discovers that her husband sent an innocent man to jail to cover-up his own crimes.

    This one-off screening is part of the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. See the promotion page for our full line up.
  • Classification
  • E18+, 137 mins
  • Genre
  • Comedy, Crime, Drama, Festivals, Foreign
  • Running Time
  • 137 minutes

Family Photo - French Film Festival

  • Cast
  • Vanessa Paradis, Camille Cottin, Pierre Deladonchamps
  • Director
  • Cécilia Rouaud
  • Synopsis
  • Gabrielle is a "statue" for tourists, much to the chagrin of her teenage son. Elsa is in angry at the world and desperate to become pregnant. Mao is a chronically depressed video game designer who drowns his melancholy in alcohol and psychoanalysis. They are brother and sisters but do not hang out. Ever. Their parents Pierre and Claudine, separated for a long time, have really done nothing to strengthen the bonds of the family - yet, at their grandfather's funeral, they are going to have to meet, and together answer the question: "What to do with grandma?"

    This one-off screening is part of the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. See the promotion page for our full line up.
  • Classification
  • E18+, 113 mins
  • Genre
  • Comedy, Festivals, Foreign
  • Running Time
  • 113 minutes

Sink Or Swim - French Film Festival

  • Cast
  • Mathieu Amalric, Guillaume Canet, Benoît Poelvoorde
  • Director
  • Gilles Lellouche
  • Synopsis
  • It is in the corridors of their municipal swimming pool that Bertrand, Marcus, Simon, Laurent, Thierry and the others train under the relative authority of Delphine, former glory of the basins. Together, they feel free and helpful. They will put all their energy into a discipline previously owned by women: synchronized swimming. So, yes it's a weird idea, but this challenge will allow them to find meaning in their lives...

    This one-off screening is part of the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. See the promotion page for our full line up.
  • Classification
  • E18+, 113 mins
  • Genre
  • Comedy, Drama, Festivals, Foreign, Sport
  • Running Time
  • 113 minutes

Dumped - French Film Festival

  • Cast
  • Miou-Miou, Camille Cottin, Camille Chamoux
  • Director
  • Eloïse Lang
  • Synopsis
  • Two hard-headed sisters bring their mother on vacation to help her recover from being dumped.

    This one-off screening is part of the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. See the promotion page for our full line up.
  • Classification
  • E18+, 107 mins
  • Genre
  • Comedy, Festivals, Foreign
  • Running Time
  • 107 minutes

Non Fiction - French Film Festival

  • Cast
  • Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche, Vincent Macaigne
  • Director
  • Olivier Assayas
  • Synopsis
  • Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor and an author find themselves in over their heads, as they cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry and their wives.

    This one-off screening is part of the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. See the promotion page for our full line up.
  • Classification
  • E18+, 125 mins
  • Genre
  • Comedy, Drama, Festivals, Foreign, Romance
  • Running Time
  • 125 minutes

The Sisters Brothers - French Film Festival

  • Cast
  • John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Director
  • Jacques Audiard
  • Synopsis
  • In 1850s Oregon, a gold prospector is chased by the infamous duo of assassins, the Sisters brothers.

    This one-off screening is part of the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. See the promotion page for our full line up.
  • Classification
  • E18+, 137 mins
  • Genre
  • Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Festivals
  • Running Time
  • 137 minutes

Sorry Angel - French Film Festival

  • Cast
  • Vincent Lacoste, Pierre Deladonchamps, Denis Podalydès
  • Director
  • Christophe Honoré
  • Synopsis
  • Jacques is an older writer from Paris. Arthur is a young student in Rennes. They instantly fall in love. But they'll have to face rejection and sickness to keep it that way.

    This one-off screening is part of the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. See the promotion page for our full line up.
  • Classification
  • E18+, 147 mins
  • Genre
  • Drama, Festivals, Foreign, Romance
  • Running Time
  • 147 minutes

In Safe Hands - French Film Festival

  • Cast
  • Sandrine Kiberlain, Gilles Lellouche, Élodie Bouchez
  • Director
  • Jeanne Herry
  • Synopsis
  • Abandoned at birth, baby Theo’s uncertain future lies in the hands of the Child Welfare Services. Jean, who is no stranger to the foster system, is given the responsibility of temporarily looking after Theo, while the members of the Adoption Agency have the difficult task of finding him a home.

    This one-off screening is part of the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. See the promotion page for our full line up.
  • Classification
  • E18+, 127 mins
  • Genre
  • Drama, Festivals, Foreign
  • Running Time
  • 127 minutes

Claire Darling - French Film Festival

  • Cast
  • Catherine Deneuve, Chiara Mastroianni, Alice Taglioni
  • Director
  • Julie Bertuccelli
  • Synopsis
  • In Verderonne, a small village in the Oise, it's the first day of summer and Claire Darling wakes up convinced to live her last day - She then decides to empty her house and brade everything without distinction, Tiffany lamps to the collection clock. The objects so loved echo her tragic and flamboyant life. This last madness brings back Mary, her daughter, whom she has not seen for 20 years.

    This one-off screening is part of the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. See the promotion page for our full line up.
  • Classification
  • E18+, 109 mins
  • Genre
  • Drama, Festivals, Foreign
  • Running Time
  • 109 minutes

A Faithful Man - French Film Festival

  • Cast
  • Louis Garrel, Laetitia Casta, Lily-Rose Depp
  • Director
  • Louis Garrel
  • Synopsis
  • A couple's relationship becomes complicated when she leaves him for his best friend, and returns after he dies.

    This one-off screening is part of the 2019 Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. See the promotion page for our full line up.
  • Classification
  • E18+, 90 mins
  • Genre
  • Comedy, Drama, Festivals, Foreign, Romance
  • Running Time
  • 90 minutes

 

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