Premiering at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, this sweeping romantic drama about love, family and secrets spanning several decades, exploring the complex world of a couple shadowed by secrets in post-war puritanical France.
“They’re not”: this is how Iris quietly answers her chiropractor when asked how things are going with her husband. The words slip from her mouth like an unformed realisation: how long has it been since they last made love?
Sylvain is a craftsman, renovating Sophia and Xavier’s new country house. When Sophia and Sylvain meet, Sophia’s world is turned upside down. Opposites attract, but can they last?
MAGALIE LÉPINE BLONDEAU
Torn by the manner in which they parted fifteen years earlier, Mathieu and Alice agree to meet for lunch in this tender and moving new romance about two former lovers who unexpectedly cross paths.
Isabelle Huppert mesmerises in this gentle-yet-bittersweet film about a most unlikely love triangle between a grieving widow, a potential new romantic partner, and the ghost of the widow’s dead husband.
Two romantic films of this year's line-up will be featured in the Cinéwine series during this year's Festival. Don't miss these
special events as we share a drink together, celebrate each film's significance (historically and culturally), and enjoy l'amour
on the big screen.
Released shortly after liberation, many hail it as the greatest French film of all time, with Marlon Brando once declaring it "maybe the best movie ever made." A must-see for cinema lovers. One screening only.
Sunday 24 March - 4pm
Palace Nova Eastend
Drink provided during intermission
In collaboration with the High Commission of Canada in Australia and the Consulate General of Canada, join us in celebrating the beauty of the Francophonie and the power of love in this remarkable cinematic adventure.
Wednesday 27 March - 6:30pm
Palace Nova Eastend
Drink provided at arrival
This year marks the 35th edition of the Alliance Française French Film Festival, a significant milestone in our cinematic journey where 35 is not just a number – it is an emblem. From the days of 35mm film screenings to the marvels of today's digital era, we have proudly showcased the very best of French cinema in Australia. Adapting and evolving over time, we have grown into the world's largest French film festival outside the borders of France.
From our Opening Night film, The Three Musketeers - D'Artagnan, to our Closing Night film, Second Round, and the
39 other films in between - there's something for everyone!
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