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French Film Festival

French Film Festival

SCREENING 14-20 JULY 2022

Join us this July for the 14th annual Wagga Wagga French Film Festival, presented by Alliance Française de Wagga Wagga.

Opening on Bastille Day, Thursday 14th July, with the critically acclaimed romantic drama Lost Illusions, with wine and canapés served before the film,  from 6pm.

French Film Festival
  • Lost Illusions (Illusions perdues)
    Runtime: 165 Minutes
    Starring: Benjamin Voisin, Cécile de France, Vincent Lacoste, Xavier Dolan, Jeanne Balibar
    Language: In French, with English subtitles
    Taking place between the years 1837 and 1843,sumptuous adaptation of Honoré de Balzac’s epic novel, Lost Illusions is a ravishing vision of the birth of modern media, focussing on the young poet Lucien de Rubempré, who leaves Angouleme for Paris in the pursuit of becoming an author.
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  • Farewell Mr. Haffmann (Adieu Monsieur Haffman)
    Runtime: 131 Minutes
    Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Gilles Lellouche, Sara Giraudeau, Mathilde Bisson, Anne Coesens
    Language: In French, with English subtitles
    Paris 1942. François Mercier is an ordinary man who only aspires to start a family with the woman he loves, Blanche. He is also the employee of a talented jeweler, Mr. Haffmann. But faced with the German occupation, the two men will have no other choice but to conclude an agreement whose consequences, over the months, will upset the fate of our three characters.
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  • Murder Party
    Runtime: 118 Minutes
    Starring: Alice Pol, Miou-Miou, Eddy Mitchell, Pablo Pauly, Pascale Arbillot
    Language: In French, with English subtitles
    Jeanne, a brilliant architect has a new assignment: renovate the sumptuous Daguerre mansion owned by an eccentric family, head of a Board Game empire. When the landlord and patriarch Cesar is found dead, everyone present becomes a suspect. Suddenly Jeanne’s mission turns intoa life-size investigation to expose the murderer...
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  • The Kitchen Brigade (La brigade)
    Runtime: 112 Minutes
    Starring: Audrey Lamy, François Cluzet, Chantal Neuwirth, Fatou Guinea Kaba, Yannick Kalombo
    Language: In French, with English subtitles
    Cathy, a headstrong 40-year-old sous-chef is finally about to fulfill her lifelong dream by opening her own gastronomic restaurant. But nothing goes as planned. Facing serious financial difficulties, she reluctantly accepts a job in the cafeteria of a shelter for young migrants, run by Lorenzo (François Cluzet, The Intouchables). While she’s frustrated by her new position, Cathy’s skills and passion for cuisine start to change the kids’ lives. And they also have a lot to teach her...
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  • Maigret
    Runtime: 104 Minutes
    Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Anne Loiret, Aurore Clément, Mélanie Bernier, Jade Labeste
    Language: In French, with English subtitles
    The exquisite new crime drama from Patrice Leconte stars Gérard Depardieu as Simenon's iconic Police Inspector, tasked in 50s Paris with solving a mysterious murder case.
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  • Little Nicholas' Treasure (Le Trésor du Petit Nicolas)
    Runtime: 118 Minutes
    Starring: Ilan Debrabant, Jean-Paul Rouve, Audrey Lamy, Pierre Arditi, Grégory Gadebois
    Language: In French, with English subtitles
    In the peaceful world of Little Nicholas, there is Daddy, Mommy, the school, but above all, his band of friends. They are called The Invincibles, but above all they are inseparable. At least they think so. But when Dad gets a promotion and announces that the family is moving to the south of France, Nicolas' world falls apart. How can he imagine life without his best friends?
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  • Fire (Avec amour et acharnement)
    Runtime: 131 Minutes
    Starring: Juliette Binoche, Vincent Lindon, Grégoire Colin, Mati Diop, Hana Magimel
    Language: In French, with English subtitles
    Sara and Jean have been in a loving and stable relationship for ten years. When they first met, Sara was in a relationship with François, Jean’s best friend. One day, Sara sees François on the street. He does not see her, but she is overwhelmed by a sensation that her life could suddenly change. François does indeed get in touch with Jean to suggest that they work together again. Before long, things are in danger of spiralling out of control.
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  • Full Time (À plein temps)
    Runtime: 103 Minutes
    Starring: Laure Calamy, Anne Suarez, Geneviève Mnich, Nolan Arizmendi, Sasha Lemaître Cremaschi
    Language: In French, with English subtitles
    Julie finally gets an interview for a job where she can raise her children better only to run into a national transit strike.
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