En mai, fais ce qu’il te plaît – Christian Carion

Director Christian Carion’s last two films were based on true stories and his latest, En mai, fais ce qu’il te plaît follows the same trend. The award winning Joyeux Noël recounted the extraordinary events of December 1914 when opposing soldiers on the Western Front lay down their arms to celebrate Christmas together.  L’Affaire Farewell went…

Un Moment d’égarement (One Wild Moment) – Jean-François Richet

Jean-François Richet’s entertaining remake of Claude Berri’s 1977 film is bang up-to-date with mobile phones, selfies, beach raves and Vincent Cassel and François Cluzet as the two fathers in charge of their libidinous teenage daughters during the long summer vacation. Cassel, who worked with Richet on the Jacques Mesrine films, (Killer Instinct and Public Enemy…

La Crème de La Crème – Kim Chapiron

After collecting numerous accolades and the award for Best New Narrative Filmmaker at the 2010 Tribeca film festival for Dog Pound, French director Kim Chapiron turns his attention to the less gritty world of France’s elite business schools.  Chapiron has replaced the Correctional Facility in Montana with the claustrophobic atmosphere of a student campus and…