A Bras Ouverts  (With Open Arms) – Philippe de Chauveron

Philippe de Chauveron hit box-office gold with Serial ‘Bad’ Weddings in 2014. With over 12 million admissions it was the year’s most popular French film.  Its overtly rascist humour was too much for anglophone audiences and the film was not picked up by distributors either in the UK or the US.  But this didn’t stop…

La Cage aux Folles director Molinaro dies in Paris

Edouard Molinaro director of the hugely successful, Oscar nominated comedy, La Cage aux Folles has died in Paris from lung failure aged-85. Molinaro directed some of France’s most well-known actors including Louis de Funés and the Belgian singer Jacques Brel, but was best known for La Cage aux Folles starring Michel Serrault and Ugo Tognazzi. The…