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21 French films showcased in New York

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- Accompanied by Romain Duris andDéborah François, Populaire opened the 18th Rendez-Vous With French Cinema held last night by Unifrance

21 French films showcased in New York

A media platform for eight movies already purchased by American distributors and a prestigious showcase for the other 13 feature films on the menu, the 18th Rendez-Vous With French Cinema organised in New York by Unifrance and the Film Society of the Lincoln Center was opened last night by Populaire [+see also:
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by Régis Roinsard (photo), acquired by the Weinstein Company and scheduled for release in the United States this summer.

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An impressive delegation of actors accompanies the 21 films being presented in New York: Audrey Tautou, Déborah François, Romain Duris, Raphaël Personnaz, Nils Arestrup, François Ozon, Catherine Corsini, Bruno Podalydès, Nicolas Philibert, Gilles Bourdos, Guillaume Nicloux, Jacques Doillon, Gilles Legrand, Patrick Mille, Alice Winocour, Jean-Christophe Dessaint and Régis Roinsard.

On the screening programme at the Walter Reade Theater, the IFC Center (in Manhattan) and the BAM (in Brooklyn) until March 10th, seven other already purchased films stand out: Augustine [+see also:
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by Alice Winocour, In the House [+see also:
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by François Ozon, The Nun [+see also:
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by Guillaume Nicloux, Thérèse Desqueyroux [+see also:
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by Claude Miller, Three Worlds [+see also:
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by Catherine Corsini, Tu seras mon fils [+see also:
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by Gilles Legrand and Renoir [+see also:
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by Gilles Bourdos.

Also worth mentioning: Jappeloup by Christian Duguay (to be released in France on March 13th), Un enfant de toi [+see also:
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by Jacques Doillon, the Locarno prize-winner La Fille de nulle part by Jean-Claude Brisseau, the promising Atomic Age [+see also:
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by Hélena Klotz, Granny's Funeral [+see also:
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by Bruno Podalydès and Mauvaise fille [+see also:
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by Patrick Mille (for which Izia Higelin just received the César for Best Newcomer).

Animated films will also make an appearance with Le Jour des corneilles [+see also:
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by Jean-Christophe Dessaint and The Suicide Shop [+see also:
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by Patrice Leconte, together with documentaries such as La Maison de la Radio [+see also:
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by Nicolas Philibert and Journal de France by duo Raymond Depardon - Claudine Nougaret. The programme is completed by Ma belle gosse [+see also:
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by Shalimar Preuss, Rich Is the Wolf by Damien Odoul and A Lady in Paris [+see also:
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by Ilmar Raag.

For the second year in a row, eight of these titles will be screened in over 40 American cities, simultaneously with the New York screenings.

(Translated from French)

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