Larguées (Dumped) – Eloïse Lang

Actress Camille Cottin and director Eloïse Lang produced one of the surprise French box-office hits of 2015, Harry Me which detailed in documentary-style Cottin’s attempt to marry Britian’s Prince Harry. The team have reunited in Larguées for a more conventional film about love and loss and drafted in veteran actress Miou Miou to add gravity…

Top 10 female French directors to watch

With three female French directors in competition for the first time ever for the prestigious Best Director prize at the upcoming César film awards in France, it’s interesting to note Maiwenn, Emmanuelle Bercot and Deniz Gamze Ergüven are not the only woman producing quality films in what is usually a male-dominated industry. Here are ten…

Elle l’Adore – Jeanne Herry

Jeanne Herry hits the bull’s eye for her first time out as director with the clever, funny thriller, Elle l’Adore, which pairs the hugely talented Sandrine Kiberlain with classically- trained actor Laurent Lafitte.  A witty script, a storyline that keeps the audience guessing until the credits roll and a cast of well-developed secondary characters, made…