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The IFI French Film Festival
The Irish Film Institute, Wednesday 15th November - Sunday 26th November 2017
Highlights of this year’s festival include an opening night Gala Screening of Claire Denis’ Let the Sunshine In starring Juliette Binoche; Robin Campillo’s 120 BPM (Beats Per Minute), which won the Grand Prix at this year’s Cannes Film Festival; Faces Places, the new documentary from veteran director Angès Varda; Happy End, which sees director Michael Haneke reunite with Isabelle Huppert and Jean-Louis Trintignant; and the return of Oscar-winner Michel Hazanavicius with his affectionate and irreverent ode to Jean-Luc Godard, Redoubtable. Also screening will be veteran Philippe Garrel’s Lover for a Day, alongside a retrospective of master director, Jean-Pierre Melville.
Other films screening over the twelve days include Cannes Caméra d’Or winner Jeune Femme starring Laetitia Dosch, Gauguin starring Vincent Cassel, The Price of Success starring Tahar Rahim, Robert Guédiguian’s ensemble drama The House by the Sea, Mathieu Amalric’s Prix Jean Vigo-winning Barbara, immersive documentary The Paris Opera, immigrant drama A Season in France, and Hubert Charuel’s psychological thriller Bloody Milk.
The festival will also include a family screening of Lola Doillon’s emotive World War II drama, Fanny’s Journey, on Sunday 26th November.
- Wednesday 15th November - Sunday 26th November 2017
- €11 - €80
- Irish Film Institute, Eustace Street, Ireland