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MyFrenchFilmFestival 2021, 8 feature films

8 films

Discover the 11th edition of the first French film festival online created by UniFrance. The Institut français, a loyal partner of this event, proposes public screenings of a selection of 8 feature films available in its catalogue.

MyFrenchFilmFestival 2021, 8 feature films
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  • Comedy-drama
  • 2019
  • France, Switzerland
  • 1h44

Just Kids

by Christophe Blanc

After losing both their parents, Jack, 19, Lisa, 17, and Mathis, 10, have to fend for themselves. Being of age, Jack can petition for the custody of his siblings, and so soon finds himself in charge – of his own future, but also Lisa’s and in particular Mathis’. Lisa leaves town to move to the South of France. Likewise, Jack decides to leave with his young brother. A journey, and then a fresh start, with the weight of the past on their shoulders yet with childhood and youth instilling great energy, strength and power into their lives.

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  • Comedy
  • 2020
  • France
  • 1h22

Felicità

by Bruno Merle

Tommy, 11 years old, is on the road again with her eccentric parents. This time, her freshly out-of-jail father has promised her: she won't miss the first school day of the term! That was before her dad stole a sports car, her mother disappeared and an astronaut popped by.

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  • Comedy
  • 2020
  • France
  • 1h41

Enormous

by Sophie Letourneur

They are a banal but unusual couple: she is a concert pianist of international renown who lives only for her art, he, her agent, is at her service, protecting her from all the daily worries. And then it takes her suddenly at 40: Frédéric wants a baby, Claire she never wanted one and they were in agreement about that. He does the unforgivable and makes a child behind her back. Claire turns into a whale and Frédéric becomes a dwarf.

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  • Drama
  • 2020
  • France, Tunisia
  • 1h36

A Son

by Medhi M. Barsaoui

Farès and Meriem form with Aziz, their 10-year-old son, a modern Tunisian family from a privileged environment. During a trip to the south of Tunisia, their car is targeted by a terrorist group and the young boy is seriously injured... this accident will upset their life and their couple.

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  • Comedy-drama
  • 2019
  • France
  • 1h42

You Deserve a Lover

by Hafsia Herzi

After Rémi's infidelity, Lila, who loved him more than anything else, had a hard time breaking up. One day, he tells her that he is going to Bolivia alone to face himself and try to understand his mistakes. Over there, he lets her know that their story isn't over... Between discussion, comfort and encouragement to the madness of love, Lila wanders...

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  • Biopic
  • 2019
  • France
  • 2h15

Adolescentes

by Sébastien Lifshitz

Emma and Anaïs are best friends and yet everything in their life seems to oppose them, their social background but also their personality. From the age of 13 to 18, Adolescentes follows the two teenagers during these years where radical transformations and first times punctuate daily life. Through their personal stories, the film offers a rare portray of France and its recent history.

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  • Drama
  • 2019
  • France
  • 1h30

Camille

by Boris Lojkine

Camille, a young idealistic photojournalist, goes to the Central African Republic to cover the civil war that is brewing up. What she sees there will change her destiny forever.

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  • Fantasy and science fiction
  • 2019
  • France
  • 1h46

Burning Ghost

by Stéphane Batut

Juste wanders the streets of Paris looking for people only he can see. He collects their last memory before helping them into the afterlife. One day Agathe, a young woman, recognizes him. She belongs to his previous life. She is alive and he is a ghost. How will they manage to love each other and seize this second chance?

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