Divorce Club

Directed byMichaël YOUN

With:Arnaud Ducret,Audrey Fleurot,Caroline Anglade,François-Xavier Demaison

Produced by: SND

Synopsis:

Ben is devastated when his wife asks for a divorce. While everyone chooses her side, Ben comes across Patrick, an old friend from college, recently divorced. Patrick invites him to crash at his place. The two roommates are soon joined by other divorced, separated and single people looking for a refuge. Parties after parties, the villa becomes a VIP club where they can embrace their situation, feel free and have fun. The club has one sacred moto : no couple, no trouble. When Ben comes across Marion, things start to get complicated…

108min French

Becoming a father

Synopsis:

The dreams of Frank and Cécile are shaken when Sarah is born. Their little girl has Down’s syndrome. Cécile quickly overcomes her initial shock. Franck doesn’t know how to deal with the situation.  Over time, he will learn to love Sarah, unconditionally. Only then can he truly become a father…

90min French

A very Bad Friend

Directed byVarante SOUDJIAN

With:Ahmed Sylla,Alban Ivanov,Amir El Kacem,Christian Bujeau,Judith El Zein,Ornelle Fleury

Produced by: CCJ Films

Synopsis:

Mika, a former con man, now lives a sweet and successful life. About to get married, he couldn’t be happier. That is until Poutine, his ex-cellmate unexpectedly shows up… Determined to hide his past to his future wife and family in law, Mika tries to push away the crazy and unpredictable Poutine. Like a boomerang, his friend keeps coming back. There is no way for Mika to avoid Poutine and hide the truth anymore…

93min French

Family Shake

Directed byBaya KASMI

With:Grégory Montel,Julia Piaton,Lyès Salem,Naila Harzoune

Produced by: Elephant Story

Synopsis:

Meet the Rousseau-Bensaid family: Samia the mother, Nicolas the father, their newborn boy, his daughters, her son, their exes, his parents, her parents… They are a blended modern family, a so typical family of today except that they have different roots and culture, and it is not a fairytale !

6x52min French

Just retired

Directed byFabrice BRACQ

With:Michèle Laroque,Thierry Lhermitte

Produced by: SND – Groupe M6, Films Manuel Munz

Synopsis:

Marilou and Philippe are finally retired! They cannot wait to move to Portugal. At last, they will have time for themselves. They just have to sell their house and tell their family about the move. What should be a mere formality turns into quite a challenge. The couple’s daughter keeps asking them to babysit, her husband squats their house and Patrick’s mother needs constant care. Marilou and Philippe cannot find the time nor the courage to make their announcement and keep postponing their departure. They should have known you cannot escape your family so easily…

97min French

Welcome to Trouilly

Directed byAnne DEPETRINI

With:Bérengère Krief,Grégory Fitoussi,Marilou Berry,Patrick Chesnais

Produced by: NAC Films

Synopsis:

Agathe Langlois (Bérengère Krief), a bright 30-something fashionista, is a substitute English teacher in one of the most prestigious junior high schools of Paris. Transferred to Trouilly-sur Selles, her world collapses. With no family or friends, she finds herself 300 km away from Paris – and any form of Civilization. Agathe is desperate… As the year goes by, and with the help of Raphael (Grégory Fitoussi) – a smart math teacher – she begins to realize that she might not be in hell after all…

87min French

Sisterhood

Directed bySaphia AZZEDDINE François-Régis JEANNE

With:Alice David,Charlotte Gabris,Sabrina Ouazani

Produced by: Capture the Flag, Mandarin Films, Empreinte Films, Umedia, SND

Synopsis:

25 something Salma, Olivia and Lauren have never met. Until they inherit a luxurious flat in Paris, from their estranged biological father! The 3 sisters have nothing in common and cohabitation is rocky. Salma teaches in a difficult suburb, Lauren is a true Parisian fashionista, and Olivia is obsessed by finding the perfect husband. They will have to learn to become sisters to keep the flat the legitimate family wants back.

105min French

Tanguy is back

Directed byÉtienne CHATILIEZ

With:André Dussollier,Eric Berger,Sabine Azéma

Produced by: NAC Films

Synopsis:

44 years old Tanguy is devastated – his wife Mei dumped him. So he does what everyone does and…goes back to his parents ! With Zhu,his teenage daughter, he moves back with Edith and Paul. The concerned parents immediately welcome their offsprings. As weeks go by, Edith and Paul realise that Tanguy and Zhu are here to stay. The family nest is way too confortable, Tanguy and Zhu are settling home. Edith and Paul struggled to kick Tanguy out 16 years ago. And now it is the same situation all over again. This time, they will play dirty… No half-measure !

93min French

Straight outta Neuilly

Directed byGabriel JULIEN-LAFERRIERE

With:Denis Podalydès,Samy Seghir,Valérie Lemercier

Produced by: Vito Films, Miroir Magique !

Synopsis:

Stanislas de Chazelle’s world crumbles when he is accused of financial embezzlement. He leaves the comfort zone of the suburbs and finds refuge in the projects, crashing at Sami’s, his nephew. The brilliant student didn’t expect the unsolicited guest. Trying to manage a long distance relationship while studying for some major exams, he already has a lot on his plate. When Djamila, his aunt, and Charles, his cousin join the disgraced Stanislas, Sami kisses his routine goodbye. With Stanislas trying to find who set him up, Djamila getting back to work and Charles running for mayor, Sami is in for a fun ride…

102min French

Nude Normandy

Directed byPHILIPPE LE GUAY

With:Arthur Dupont,François Cluzet,François-Xavier Demaison,Toby Jones

Produced by: Les Films des Tournelles

Synopsis:

Mêle-sur-Sarthe is a charming village in Normandy. But for years, this rural community has been facing major issues and the Mayor, Georges Balbuzard, is doing his best to fight and raise awareness. To no avail. The milk crisis and rural desertification is old news to the media. One day, world-renowned photographer Newman sets his sights on the village for his next shoot. He wants the entire village to pose for the photo. Balbuzard sees a rare opportunity for Mêle-sur-Sarthe. He only needs to convince 300 people. The catch? They all have to be naked…

110min French

Team Spririt

Directed byVianney LEBASQUE

With:Ahmed Sylla,Esteban,Jean-Pierre Darroussin,Olivier Barthelemy

Produced by: Monkey Pack Films, M.E.S. Productions

Synopsis:

Pipo and Stan, best friends, share a common love for basketball and a longtime misfortune.
That is until they come across a once in a lifetime opportunity: joining the French Paralympics basketball team, acting as mentally challenged. Out of players and time, the national coach recruited them willingly. Pipo and Stan fly to Sydney for the Olympic games with their teammates. Getting to know the disabled and the Paralympics community they will soon get carried away by the competition. They actually have a shoot at winning. That is, if they don’t get caught…

94min French

Just to be sure

Directed byCarine TARDIEU

With:Cécile de France,François Damiens,Guy Marchand

Produced by: Kare Productions

Synopsis:

Erwan, 45, finds out his father is not his biological father. His real father would be Joseph, a man her mother briefly knew. How unlucky that Erwan had just fallen in love for the beautiful Anna, who happens to be Joseph’s only daughter? Unable to confront Bastien who raised him or reveal his identity to Joseph and Anna, Erwan also has to deal with Juliette, his own daughter. Now several months pregnant she still doesn’t know who the father of her baby is. All of sudden Erwan’s life just got really complicated…

100min French

Abdel & the countess

Directed byIsabelle DOVAL

With:Amir El Kacem,Charlotte de Turckheim,Margaux Chatelier

Produced by: Cactus Prod

Synopsis:

When her husband dies, The Countess (CHARLOTTE DE TURCKHEIM) and her daughter, Blanche (MARGAUX CHATELIER), are devastated. Following a family tradition, males take it all: the domain, the title, the castle… Gonzague, a nephew, and soon new Count, dreams of turning the domain into a housing project. When Blanche accidentally mistakes Abdel (AMIR EL KACEM) for a wild boar and shoots him in the ass, the situation couldn’t look worse. Accused of art theft, sentenced to the rehabilitation center nearby, Abdel is running from the police. Abdel wants to prove his innocence, Blanche and the Countess want to save their legacy… The misfit, unlikely group will do wonders…

95min French

Family Heist

Directed byPascal BOURDIAUX

With:Camille Chamoux,Jean Reno,Reem Kherici

Produced by: Radar Films, Forecast Pictures

Synopsis:

Daring, dashing Patrick is a legendary art thief. No safe can resist him. That is until his last job, when Romain his protégé and partner set him up. Left for dead, Patrick wants payback. He decides to reveal himself to Carole and Caroline, his daughters. In their early twenties, the two half-sisters never knew their estranged father. Although complete opposites, they are both terrific con artists. Patrick decides to use this improvised family reunion to set up a master coup in the French Alps. A 15 million Euro heist, a chance to get even with Romain, and an opportunity to make up for lost time with his daughters.Jackpot ! That is, if the plan comes together…

95min French

With Open Arms

Directed byPhilippe DE CHAUVERON

With:Ary Abittan,Christian Clavier,Elsa Zylberstein

Produced by: Camera One, Ouille Productions, Pulsar Productions

Synopsis:

Married to a rich heiress, Jean Etienne Fougerole is a brilliant and well-known, left-wing intellectual. His last books bombed so he needs “You’re welcome !” his new book – about offering shelter to those in need – to be a success. Invited on a TV talkshow, Fougerole is confronted by a pugnacious journalist. The discussion grows heated as they debate the proper response to the Rroms issue. The journalist dares Fougerole to welcome Rroms to his own house rather than encouraging other to do so. Cornered, and eager to prove that he is a man of his world, Fougerole shares his address. The journalist is stunned. Fougerole savors his victory. Unfortunately, a Rrom father, Babik, and his family of nine have been watching the show with great interest. The very next morning Fougerole discovers them on his doorstep ready to move in. For the left-wing writer, his yuppie wife and their idealistic son a complicated and strange cohabitation is just beginning. It will unnerve them and test every conviction they have ever had …

93min French

Welcome to Nimbao

Directed byPhilippe LEFEBVRE

With:Bruno Salomone,Helena Noguerra,Loups-Louis Elion,Nadia Raz

Produced by: Delante Productions

Synopsis:

Humanit’ world, a well know NGO helping climate refugees, is about to launch a huge campaign for donations. Everything is set and good to go. When the head office discovers a video of the team in Nimbao partying in the camp, they decide to take steps. They must ensure donors will not question their professionalism. Fabrice, young and ambitious, is sent to Nimbao to force the team to conform to the Ngo standards.

83min French

Off Pist

Directed byStephan ARCHINARD & François PRÉVÔT-LEYGONIE

With:José Garcia,Manon Valentin

Produced by: Mes Productions, Monkey Pack Films

Synopsis:

Divorced and successful writer: Max Salinger leads a carefree life! So when his 15-year-old daughter, Rosalie, asks to move in with him in Paris, he categorically refuses. Rosalie reacts by stealing the manuscript of his latest novel – and leaves for a two-week ski holiday with her class. That will teach her father a lesson! Max has no other choice but to go in the Alps to retrieve his book. He ends up being recruited as a class monitor. With 20 teenagers to deal with and his daughter looking for every opportunity to make a fool of him, this will be no ordinary class trip. But Max still knows a few tricks. This will be a holiday to remember…

96min French

Roommates Wanted

Directed byFrançois DESAGNAT

With:Bérangère Krief André Dussollier Arnaud Ducret

Produced by: Nac Films

Synopsis:

Hubert Jacquin, recently widowed, lives a lonely life in his spacious 4-bedroom apartment in Paris. Looking to hire a maid, he ends up with a roommate ! Manuela, a young and extravagant girl who shakes up Hubert’s outine and gives his life an unexpected twist. In a weak (and drunken) moment, Hubert even agrees to a bigger flat share. When he sobers up, it’s already too late. The search for roommates is on. Marion, an uptight nurse, and Paul-Gérard, a soon-to-be divorced lawyer move in. Despite all odds, the four of them grow found of this unlikely cohabitation. But Hubert is a 70 years old retired widow and old habits die hard…

97min French

Rosalie Blum

Directed byJulien RAPPENEAU

With:Noémie Lvovsky Kyan Khojandi Alice Isaaz

Produced by: The Film, CG Cinéma

Synopsis:

Thirty-something Vincent Machot is a lonely hairdresser in a small town. In his lacklustre life, his wacky mother and his womanizing cousin are his only friends. But meeting Rosalie Blum may just spice things up. She seems vaguely familiar. Vincent decides to investigate and starts following her. Goofy and predictable Vincent’s detective work catches Rosalie’s attention. The fifty something lady asks her niece Aude to investigate Vincent. Soon Aude is following Vincent who is following Rosalie. This charming game of hide-and-seek will change their lives.

95min French

Two is a family

Directed byHugo GÉLIN

With:Antoine Bertrand,Clémence Poesy,Omar Sy

Produced by: Vendôme Production, Mars Films

Synopsis:

Fun and nonchalant, Samuel enjoys a carefree life on the French Riviera. That is until Kristin, a former fling, announces he is the father of newborn, hands him a baby girl and takes off! When Samuel tries to track down Kristin in London, she is nowhere to be found. Samuel settles in London and starts working as a stuntman in a TV show. Over the years, Samuel proves to be a loving yet unconventional dad to adorable Gloria, now 7. But the family balance is about to change. Kristin is back in their lives.

118min French

The Exes

Directed byMaurice BARTHÉLEMY

With:Arnaud Ducret,Claudia Tagbo,Jean-Paul Rouve,Patrick Chesnais

Produced by: Radar Films, Alter Films

Synopsis:

In Paris, the City of Love, five very different couples cross paths while dealing with break-ups, exes and new love interests. Antoine, a psychoanalyst and recently single is promoting his new book “Happy as an Ex”. Greg, a cab driver, has no one to comfort him after being dumped but his ex’s dog. Marina would spend the rest of her life with Serge – that is if Lise, her ex, moves on. Father Laurent is set to marry Hector and Julie, his former flame. Didier, a family court judge, realizes he still has feeling for Caroline, his ex-wife. None of them have anything in common. But everyone is someone else’s ex – and love works in mysterious ways…

84min French

First Growth

Directed byJérôme LE MAIRE

With:Alice Taglioni,Gerard Lanvin,Jalil Lespert

Produced by: Alter Films

Synopsis:

Years ago, Charlie Marechal refused to follow his father’s footsteps and left the family vineyard. A vineyard in Burgundy owned by the Marechals for the past two centuries. He is now a famous wine critic with an international audience. Willing to take a break from an exhausting life, he decides to go back home. There, he reconnects with his family and former flame, Blanche but learns his father is to lose the vineyard. He’s been unable to produce great wines in years. Charlie has no choice but to step in and produce the best wine to save his family legacy.

97min French

Home Sweet Home

Directed byStephane MEUNIER

With:Carmen Maura,Didier Bourdon,Lorànt Deutsch

Produced by: Miroir Magique !

Synopsis:

Saint-Loin-La-Mauderne – a once-thriving town – is now a sleepy village. Germain, the mayor, is determined to revive it and convinces a company to open up a factory there. The only thing missing to close the factory deal: a resident doctor. And Dr Maxime Mayer might just be the one. A brilliant but troubled surgeon, Dr Mayer is forced to spend a month in the village. Germain has a plan: turn the town into such an ideal place that Dr Mayer will love it and decide to move there. Even if turning the village into a sophisticated, modern one might involve a few white lies…

97min French

The Terrible Privacy of Mr. Sim

Directed byMichel LECLERC

With:Jean-Pierre Bacri,Mathieu Almaric,Valéria Golino

Produced by: Delante Films, Karé Productions

Synopsis:

François Sim seems to have hit rock bottom. Estranged from his father, newly divorced, unable to communicate with his only daughter, he realizes that, while he may have seventy-four friends on Facebook, there is nobody in the world with whom he can actually share his problems. Then a business proposition comes his way – a sales job that will require him to drive to the South of France. Setting out with an open mind, good intentions and a friendly voice on his SatNav for company, François finds that this journey, soon takes a more serious turn, not only on the road but into his own past.

102min French

Almost Friends

Directed byAnne LE NY

With:Emmanuelle Devos,Karin Viard,Roschdy Zem

Produced by: Move Movie

Synopsis:

Carole (Devos) starts to feel overshadowed by her husband, the star restaurateur Sam (Roschdy Zem), to such an extent that one day she shows up at a center for professional re-education and re-insertion to explore other possible options for her future. Her case is handled by the busy-bee, extremely organized officer worker Marithe (Viard), though things almost immediately start off on the wrong foot because, on her first visit, Carole’s too scared to admit what she does for a living and the same evening, Marithe is taken out for dinner for her birthday to Sam’s restaurant, where Carole is the hostess. The flustered Carole introduces Marithe to Sam as her “gym buddy,” and not much later, life starts imitating Carole’s lies, at least to the extent that the two women start seeing each other outside of Carole’s office appointments. Marithe also meets Sam again on several occasions…

90min French

La Famille Bélier

Directed byEric LARTIGAU

With:Eric Elmosnino,François Damiens,Karin Viard,Louane Emera

Produced by: Jerico, Mars Films

Synopsis:

Everyone in Paula’s family is deaf but her. Not that it’s an issue. Her father is running for mayor with her mother’s active support and her 14-year-old brother is obsessed with her best friend! No, Paula’s real challenge is to keep up with her busy life : when not at school, she helps her family at the farm or at the market. And at school, Paula falls for Gabriel. When he joins the school choir, so does she. From the minute she starts singing, everyone is speechless. Paula has an amazing voice! Her music teacher decides to coach her. He has big plans. With intensive training, Paula will participate – and win – the most prestigious vocal contest in Paris. As she trains her voice, Paula’s passion for singing grows. But how can she follow a dream her family just can’t understand ?

104min French

Paris Folies

Directed byMarc FITOUSSI

With:Isabelle Huppert,Jean-Pierre Darroussin,Michael Nyqvist,Pio Marmaï

Produced by: Avenue B Productions

Synopsis:

Brigitte and Xavier have a good life. Their farm exploitation prospers and their children have left home to live on their own…
A man of few words, Xavier spends most of his time taking care of the cattle. A sophisticated dreamer, Brigitte keeps hoping for something else, something more… To escape the monotony of her everyday life, she decides to go on a solo, whirl-wind weekend in Paris. And the French capital does indeed offer freedom and adventure …

98min French

Sex Love and Therapy

Directed byTonie Marshall

With:Patrick Bruel,Sophie Marceau

Produced by: Tabo Tabo Films, Arena Films

Synopsis:

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 is a nymphomaniac who’s delighted to sleep with everyone she likes and particularly the men she works with. Until it gets her fired. So now she’s crashing at her grumpy old uncle’s home, until she gets back on her feet. When Judith applies for a job at Lambert’s practice, they are instantly attracted to each other. But the more she tries to seduce him, the more he wants to build a healthy relationship with her… one not based on sex. It’s an uphill battle every day, to keep her from jumping his bones!

100min French

The Date Coach

Directed byPascal BOURDIAUX

With:Franck Dubosc,Kev Adams,Nora Arnezeder,Valérie Benguigui

Produced by: Monkey Pack Films

Synopsis:

Since the age of 7, Alex has been obsessed with one and only girl: Sandra Valenti the most beautiful girl around. Well, the most beautiful girl in the world. But Alex is paralyzed by fear of failure. For 13 years he has done nothing but dream of Sandra. He has not even dared talk to her ! As Sandra is about to move to another city, it’s time for action. He needs a foolproof plan: enlist the services of Antoine Chamoine who seduced Sandra’s mother 20 years ago. The reluctant mentor ends up being sympathetic with Alex’s cause and the two embark on a great mission – seduce Sandra Valenti.

88min French

Get Well Soon

Directed byJean BECKER

With:Gerard Lanvin,Jean-Pierre Darroussin

Produced by: Ice 3

Synopsis:

After a car accident, Pierre must spend four weeks in forced convalescence in the hospital. With friends and family coming over to see him, other patients from the hospital paying him unsolicited visits and staff dropping in in his room at any hour, Pierre gets more attention than he would ask for. Stuck in his bed with time to think over his mistakes he realizes that his convalescence might be offering him a second chance.

85min French

The Love punch

Directed byJoel HOPKINS

With:Emma Thompson,Pierce Brosnan,Timothy Spall

Produced by: Process, Love Punch Limited, Radar Films SND Groupe M6

Synopsis:

Retirement at last! Middle aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company was fraudulent. The company is now bankrupt and the employee pension fund – including his own – has been stolen. Enlisting the help of his ex-wife Kate, Richard sets out to track down the shady business man behind this, Vincent Kruger. Before they know it, Richard and Kate are caught up in a cat and mouse caper across Europe in a whirlwind of intrigue, mad chases and jewelry theft during which they rekindle their romance…

90min English

Denis

Directed byLionel BAILLIU

With:Audrey Dana,Fabrice Eboué,Jean-Paul Rouve,Sara Giraudeau

Produced by: Delante Films

Synopsis:

Vincent thought he met the love of his life… twice. But both times he was dumped by his girlfriends for the same guy… Denis, a loud-mouth, who teaches pro-wrestling as a philosophy of life. Vincent is now living a perfect love story with Anna. His only concern is that history might repeat itself. Vincent needs to understand how women can be attracted to Denis before it’s too late…

79min French

True Friends

Directed byStephan ARCHINARD & François PRÉVÔT-LEYGONIE

With:Ana Girardot,Gerard Lanvin,Jean-Hugues Anglade,Wladimir Yordanoff,Zabou Breitman

Produced by: WY Productions, Cinémage, SND - Groupe M6

Synopsis:

Traumatised because his father did not tell him the truth about the death of his mother when he was young, 50-something Walter will not tolerate the slightest lie. He never lies. And he expects his two best friends, Jacques and Paul, and his 20-year-old daughter, Clémence, to be completely truthful as well. Walter takes this attitude an extreme, even leaving his wife because she lied to him once. But Walter’s high standards are about to be severely tested when his friends prefer to hide essential facts of their personal lives from him: Jacques’ homosexuality and Paul’s love affair with… Clémence.

104min French

Paris-Manhattan

Directed bySophie LELLOUCHE

With:Alice Taglioni,Patrick Bruel

Produced by: Vendôme Production

Synopsis:

Alice is an offbeat pharmacist surrounded by a nice, dysfunctional family. And still single. Her whole family wants her to find THE guy. She actually met the perfect man 20 years ago…but he married her sister ! Since then, no one has been up to her expectations. She takes refuge in Woody Allen movies. In her day dreams, she has long talks with the author, asking him about everything from love to work. When she meets Vincent, the perfect guy, her life seems to change for the best. But she also meets Victor. Not the perfect guy. What Woody Allen would think about it?

77min French

Service entrance

Directed byPHILIPPE LE GUAY

With:Carmen Maura,Fabrice Luchini,Lola Duenas,Sandrine Kimberlain

Synopsis:

Paris, 1960. Jean-Louis Joubert lives a peaceful yet boring bourgeois existence with his wife, a perfect socialite, his children in a boarding school and his finance office. The family has their world turned upside down when exuberant Spanish maids moved in their building’s sixth floor, the servant’s quarters. Teresa, Carmen, Dolorès, Concepcion and their niece Maria who just arrived from Burgos. Jean-Louis will unexpectedly tie bonds with them, especially with Maria. She is young, pretty, happy and full of joy. In a word, Jean-Louis’s life is about to change… a lot.

105min French

Stop Crying Penelope

Directed byChristine ANGLIO & Juliette ARNAUD

With:Christine Anglio,Corinne Puget,Juliette Arnaud

Synopsis:

Thirty-something Chloé is dissatisfied with growing older and plans a radical physical makeover. She will finance her plastic surgery through the sale of her recently deceased aunt’s country home. But Chloé’s plans are altered when she discovers that her aunt’s will surprisingly includes two other heirs: Léonie and Penelope, Chloé’s childhood friends. The three friends, who haven’t seen each other in several years, take a weekend trip to country house they inherited – and where they spent their summer holidays as adolescents. As domineering Léonie, tender-hearted Penelope and tough-girl Chloé clean the house and discuss its sale, they relive the summer holiday sensations of their youth and take stock of their present situations… for better and for worse!

94min French

Hello Goodbye

Directed byGraham GUIT

With:Fanny Ardant,Gerard Depardieu

Synopsis:

Alain and Gisèle have a perfect life in Paris: a successful job, a nice home, a membership to a posh country-club… until their only son gets married. Now what? Grow old together? Gisèle decides they should move to Israel, where Alain could explore his Jewish roots, to rekindle their love. But when they buy a non-existent apartment to a crook estate agent, when Alain’s new job disappears, when Gisèle falls for a dashing and modern rabbi, their couple is tested. Should they stay or should they go?

99min French

Ugly Melanie

Directed byAllan MAUDUIT and Jean -Patrick BENES

With:Chantal Lauby,Marilou Berry,Pierre François Martin-Laval

Synopsis:

An ugly girl is constantly being mocked by everybody. Her supposed “best” friends, three hot and very mean girls, make fun of her behind her back. Her hypochondriac mother uses her like a lackey. Her boss treats her like shit. Even her grandmother makes her feel like a doormat. Until the day she decides to act as ugly as they say she is: no more Miss Nice Girl! It really takes a butt-ugly girl to kick some serious ass!
The most successful “first feature” of 08 at the French box office. Word of mouth has been outstanding.

93min French

The Atlantic Wall

Directed byMarcel CAMUS

With:Bourvil,Jean Poiret,Peter McEnery,Sophie Desmarets

Synopsis:

Marcel Camus directs this gentle portrait of mild-mannered Léon (Bourvil), an innkeeper in Normandy who manages to stay clear of any political activity during the German Occupation until a British aviator shows up at his inn. Léon’s daughter falls in love with the British pilot and, just to complicate things, Léon finds himself caught up in a plot to assassinate Rommel !

110min French

The Hotshots

Directed byAlex JOFFÉ

With:Bourvil,Patrick Préjean,Robert Hirsch

Synopsis:

After some serious tinkering, modest inventor Jules Duroc (Bourvil) creates the first modern bicycle. Before Duroc can demonstrate his invention, he is forced to flee a relentless debt collector. The clever inventor hides out among the participants in the Paris-San Remo race – which he ends up winning thanks to his marvellous new bicycle.

110min French