2017 Alliance Française French Film Festival - Brisbaneby banananaise | created - 9 months ago | updated - 9 months ago | Public
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1. L'odyssée (2016)
PG | 122 min | Adventure, Biography
Highly influential and a fearlessly ambitious pioneer, innovator, filmmaker, researcher and conservationist, Jacques-Yves Cousteau's aquatic adventure covers roughly thirty years of an inarguably rich in achievements life.
3. La fille de Brest (2016)
128 min | Biography, Drama
Irène Frachon, a doctor who lives in the Breton town of Brest, dares to stand up to the French health and pharmaceutical industry, helping to uncover the media scandal surrounding the ... See full summary »
5. Voyage à travers le cinéma français (2016)
201 min | Documentary
Bertrand Tavernier's personal journey through French cinema, from films he enjoyed as a boy to his own early career, told through portraits of key creative figures.
Votes: 247 | Gross: $0.04M
6. Le fils de Jean (2016)
98 min | Drama
Mathieu has never known his father. His mother has always told him he was the fruit of a one-night-stand. One morning, in his Parisian flat, he receives a call from Quebec telling him his ... See full summary »
7. A Woman's Life (2016)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama
A fragmented account of the life of Jeanne as she sets out on the path of adult life and gradually experiences the harsh realities of a woman's life in the 19th-century.
Votes: 575 | Gross: $0.04M
8. Adama (2015)
82 min | Animation, Drama
12 year-old Adama lives in a remote village in West Africa, sheltered by the Cliffs. Out, beyond, lies "the land of breaths", the kingdom of wicked spirits hungry for war. When Samba, his ... See full summary »
9. Quand on a 17 ans (2016)
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Romance
Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.
Votes: 3,360 | Gross: $0.05M
10. Le secret de la chambre noire (2016)
131 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When an assistant to a daguerreotypy photographer falls in love with the latter's daughter the relationship mirrors the art form as love and pain combine.
11. Primaire (2016)
105 min | Drama
Hot on the heels of its recent January release in France, this is a vivacious and emotionally gripping story of a teacher caught between passion for her students and love for her child. ... See full summary »
13. Farewell, My Queen (2012)
R | 100 min | Drama, History, Romance
A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the first days of the French Revolution.
Votes: 6,892 | Gross: $0.07M
14. Mal de pierres (2016)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
In 1950s France, Gabrielle is a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another man when she is sent away to the Alps to treat her kidney stones. Gabrielle yearns to free herself and run away with André.
Votes: 3,172 | Gross: $0.04M
15. Réparer les vivants (2016)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
A single devastating event intertwines inextricably the lives of an unfortunate teenager, a weary woman with a critical degenerative heart condition and a team of compassionate doctors; all perfect strangers, perfectly interconnected.
Votes: 1,612 | Gross: $0.00M
16. Victoria (2016)
97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Victoria is a thirty-something divorced lawyer who's struggling to raise her two daughters. She is canny and cynical but on the verge of an emotional breakdown. At a friend's wedding she ... See full summary »
18. Ôtez-moi d'un doute (2017)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
When 45 year old widower Erwan discovers by accident that the man who raised him isn't his real dad, he begins a search for his biological father. He soon locates the mischievous, 70 ... See full summary »
19. Au nom de ma fille (2016)
87 min | Biography, Drama
Based on a true story, KALINKA is about the struggle of Andre Bamberski to bring justice to his daughter Kalinka who died in disturbing circumstances. After 27 years of investigation to ... See full summary »
20. Keeper (2015)
95 min | Drama, Romance
The story of two teenagers that are about to have a baby. After deciding they will keep the baby, they have to deal with their parents and also with their everyday life.
21. Paris pieds nus (2016)
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy
Fiona visits Paris for the first time to assist her myopic Aunt Martha. Catastrophes ensue, mainly involving Dom, a homeless man who has yet to have an emotion or thought he was afraid of expressing.
Votes: 1,243 | Gross: $0.69M
23. Mercenaire (2016)
103 min | Drama, Sport
A young man of Wallisian origin in New Caledonia defies his father to go and play rugby in France. Living on his own on the other side of the world, he learns there is a price to pay to find success.
25. Chocolat (2016)
119 min | Biography, Drama
The rise and fall of the famous clown Chocolat, the first black circus performer who revolutionised the stagnant circus acts and conquered Paris of the Belle Époque with his exuberance and originality.
26. Nannerl, la soeur de Mozart (2010)
Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A reimagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang, and a musical prodigy in her own right.
Votes: 1,337 | Gross: $0.71M
27. Les ogres (2015)
142 min | Drama
They go from town to town, a big top on their backs, their show over their shoulder. They bring dreams and disorder to our lives. They are ogres, giants. They've devoured the theater and ... See full summary »
28. La vache (2016)
G | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An Algerian man's life-long dream finally comes true when he receives an invitation to take his cow Jacqueline to the Paris International Agriculture Fair.
30. Planetarium (2016)
105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Follows the journey of sisters who are believed to possess the supernatural ability to connect with ghosts. They cross paths with a visionary French producer while performing in Paris.
31. Polina, danser sa vie (2016)
108 min | Drama
A young girl studies classical ballet. As a young woman she turns to modern dance and choreography.
Votes: 502 | Gross: $0.17M
33. Ma Loute (2016)
Unrated | 122 min | Comedy
Summer 1910. Several tourists have vanished while relaxing on the beautiful beaches of the Channel Coast. Infamous inspectors Machin and Malfoy soon gather that the epicenter of these ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,804 | Gross: $0.11M
34. Souvenir (I) (2016)
90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A forgotten European Song Contest singer, fading away in a pâté factory, falls in love with a young aspiring boxer. Together they decide to attempt her comeback.
35. La tête haute (2015)
R | 120 min | Drama
A juvenile judge and a special educator are convinced that they can save the young delinquent Malony from himself and his violent ways.
Votes: 2,475 | Gross: $0.02M
36. Médecin de campagne (2016)
102 min | Comedy, Drama
All the people in this countryside area, can count on Jean-Pierre, the doctor who auscultates them, heals and reassures them day and night, 7 days a week. Now Jean-Pierre is sick, so he ... See full summary »
37. La danseuse (2016)
108 min | Biography, Drama, History
Loïe Fuller was the toast of the Folies Bergères at the turn of the 20th century and an inspiration for Toulouse-Lautrec and the Lumière Brothers. The film revolves around her complicated relationship with protégé and rival Isadora Duncan.
38. Les premiers les derniers (2016)
98 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Two bounty hunters (Albert Dupontel and Bouli Lanners) are looking for a cell phone in the french countryside. They meet cowboys, fools and Jesus.
39. The Innocents (2016)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, History
A nurse helps a group of pregnant nuns keep their secret by delivering their babies and restoring their faith after being raped by Soviet soldiers in 1945 Poland.
Votes: 6,164 | Gross: $1.06M
42. La fille inconnue (2016)
Unrated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A female doctor gets obsessed with the case of a dead woman after learning that the woman had died shortly after having rung her door for help.
Votes: 4,667 | Gross: $0.15M
43. L'avenir (2016)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama
A philosophy teacher soldiers through the death of her mother, getting fired from her job, and dealing with a husband who is cheating on her.
Votes: 8,120 | Gross: $0.28M
44. Demain (2015)
G | 118 min | Documentary
Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions.
Votes: 2,355 | Gross: $0.04M