French Film Festival

Posted in Local Events @ Feb 27th 2017 3:08pm - By Administrator
Alliance Franaise French Film Festival

Catch the French Film Festival on Saturday and Sunday 7-8 May 2017.

Alliance Francoise de la Sunshine Coast celebrates the 10th anniversary of the French Film Festival with film screenings in Noosa and Nambour.

Opening night will feature a screening of The Measure of a Man and Heatwave at Noosa 5 Cinemas, along with an opening night dinner.

Mon Roi and Macadam Stories will screen at the Majestic Cinema in Nambour on 8 May.


Prepare yourself for the unlikeliest of rom-com scenarios, in which the two would-be lovers not only don’t meet or see each other, but agree to not even know each other’s names! This unique feat is carried off with aplomb in Festival-favourite and César Award winning actor Clovis Cornillac’s debut as a director.


The iconic actor Vincent Lindon (Augustine ) returns with The Measure of a Man, a moving social drama that scooped the Best Actor Award at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2015.

Lindon plays Thierry, a middle-aged man, long out of work and short on prospects. His is a precarious existence, surviving with his beloved wife and developmentally challenged son on meagre state benefits while subject to the corroding humiliation of pointless job interviews and skills training. When Thierry finally does land a job as a Head of Security, he is thrust into a world of stark moral choices in which he discovers that his job not only pays, it costs.


Rising star Karim Leklou delivers a breakout performance as the deeply troubled Josef, an outsider in his own town, whose behaviour becomes more and more erratic and threatening. But as the hot weather wears on and the villagers’ patience wears thinner, questions are raised. Is Josef just a scapegoat for the villagers’ sins? And does he deserve to be punished – or even killed?

Catch the French Film Festival in Noosa and Nambour on May 7 and 8. Our Peregian Accommodation is close to Noosa and Nambour.

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