Tag Archives

Review: French-Belgium Crime Drama, MAIGRET

One of the most popular movies screened recently at the French Film Festival, this French-Belgium crime drama follows fictional French police detective Jules Maigret as he investigates a ghastly murder. Set in Paris in the 1950’s, a beautiful young woman is thrown out of a lavish party only later to be found deceased from stab […]

Alliance Française French Film Festival Announces 2022 Dates

The world’s largest French film festival outside of France is set to return to Australia, presenting the crème-de-la-crème of contemporary French cinema from March 1, 2022. The upcoming cinematic showcase will celebrate the next generation of filmmakers creating a new blueprint for French cinema. Teasing a niche line-up rife with glamour, black comedy, romance and history. […]

THE INNOCENTS

It’s inconceivable that this little-known and reprehensible post World War II story of brutality and inhumanity against catholic nuns is based on actual events. Set in Poland in 1945, the story centers on a group of nuns living in a convent who are impregnated after being sexually abused by Soviet soldiers. They cannot find consolation […]

SAINT AMOUR

Three men fighting their own demons come together and embark on a whimsical road-trip through the wine districts in France, in this alluring film which is sure to captivate lovers of French cinema. Gerard Depardieu is Jean, a recently widowed cattle farmer who wants to reshape his son’s (Benoit Poelvoorde) life as he is headed […]