Due to the closure of movie theaters in France, the release of the film “Aline” in France has been postponed, thus compromising the film’s schedule at the French Film Festival in Singapore. We will of course keep you informed of its upcoming release, stay tuned!
Adapted from the novel by Hannelore Cayre “La Daronne” / The Godmother, which was the winner of the Grand Prize for detective literature (French) in 2017. Patience Portefeux is a French-Arabic police translator who specialises in phone tapings for the anti-narcotics unit. One day, whilst listening to wanted drug dealers, she discovers that one of them is the son of a devoted nurse who takes care of her mother. She decides to protect him and finds herself in the middle of a drug network. After receiving a huge load of hash in her hands, she uses her insider knowledge and police resources to build her own drug trafficking network and earns the name Mama Weed.
Antoine is the Head of Human Resources of a big company. Managing people is his forte so he figured that taking care of his children while his wife goes on holiday would be an easy task. But Antoine has drastically underestimated what it takes to take care of four kids.
Léa, Marc, Karine and Francis are two couples and long-time friends. However, harmony shatters one day. Léa publishes a novel which becomes a best-seller. Far from rejoicing, small jealousies erupts and puts their friendship to the test. The saying goes that it is in the face of success that one recognizes one’s true friends. Would the happiness of some make the misfortune of others?
Follow the incredible odyssey of a newborn reindeer in Lapland. The vulnerable little one must learn to survive and overcome the challenges that Stand in his way in the stunning landscapes of Scandinavian Lapland.
Gaspard, a man who has gone through breakups, believes he has no more love to give. One day, he crosses paths with an injured mermaid, Lula, by the Seine in Paris and takes her home to heal in his bathtub.
Ève and Henri are among the happy few of the French expat community in Vienna. They are “la crème de la crème”. So when Ève discovers that Henri is cheating on her, the perfect picture has to remain intact, despite of the challenges they will have to face which will throw them into an irreversible spiral.
It’s 1863 in the United States of America. 12-year-old Martha Jane and her family are headed West in search of a better life. After Martha Jane’s father gets into a serious accident, she takes charge of her siblings and learns to drive the family wagon. Martha is forced to flee as she was wrongly accused by the leader of the convoy.
Cleo, a young and beautiful singer, waits for the results of her medical tests. After an ominous tarot card reading, she visits her friends, all of whom fail to give her the emotional support she needs. Wandering around Paris, she finally finds comfort talking with a soldier in a park. On leave from the Algerian War, his troubles put hers in perspective.
American film producer Jeremy Prokosch hires respected Austrian director Fritz Lang to direct a film adaptation of Homer’s Odyssey. Unsatisfied with Lang’s treatment of the material as an art film, Prokosch hires Paul Javal, a novelist and playwright, to rework the script.
May 1940. The war intensifies, the French army collapses, the Germans will soon be in Paris. The government is in panic as it considers accepting defeat. Charles de Gaulle, who was recently promoted to general, wants to change the course of history. While his wife Yvonne and her children set out on the roads of exodus, Charles returns to London to make another voice heard: that of the Resistance.
Summer in Paris and the city is deserted. Neige regularly visits Emir, her beloved Algerian grandfather, in his retirement home. Neige’s relations with her extended family are already difficult when Emir’s death will escalate family tensions and trigger a profound identity crisis for Neige.
Jeanne works as a midwife in a maternity hospital in Marseille. Every day, she and her colleagues fight to defend mothers and their babies in the face of staff shortages and constant pressure from their management. Jeanne lives with Zoé, her 18-year-old daughter whom she is raising alone. When tragedy strikes in the maternity ward and Zoé leaves to study in Paris, Jeanne’s secret past suddenly resurfaces and pushes her to assert her life choices.
Lola is a transgender, she is 18 years old and will eventually be able to have the surgery she has been waiting for for so long. But when her mother dies, she has to face her father’s skepticism.
Daphne, three months pregnant, finds herself alone to welcome Maxime, her boyfriend François’ cousin. While waiting for his return, Daphne and Maxime get to know each other and share very intimate stories that bring them closer.
Cherbourg, November 1957. Madame Emery and her daughter, Geneviève, run a store called The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Geneviève is in love with Guy, a mechanic working at a garage. When her mother learns of the relationship, she disapproves, and the romance is interrupted when Guy is called to do his military service in Algeria.
Eve Vernet was the greatest creator of roses. Today, she is on the verge of bankruptcy, on the verge of being bought out by a powerful competitor. On top of that, Véra, her faithful secretary, hired three employees without any gardening skills. With nothing in common, they embark on an adventure to save the small artisanal farm.
Etienne, an often out-of-work but endearing actor, runs a theatre workshop in a prison, where he brings together an unlikely troupe of prisoners to stage Samuel Beckett’s famous play “Waiting for Godot”. Will Etienne finally have the chance to thrive?
When 16-year-old Alexis capsizes off the coast of Normandy, 18-year-old David heroically saves him. Alexis has just met the friend of his dreams. But will the dream last for more than one summer?
Paris, 1978. In a male-dominated music industry, Ana uses new electronic machines to make herself heard, thus creating a new sound that is destined to mark the decades to come: the music of the future.
Antoinette, a teacher, is looking forward to her long-planned summer holidays with her secret lover Vladimir, the father to one of her students. When she learns that Vladimir cannot come because his wife organized a surprise trekking in the Cévennes National Park with their daughter, Antoinette decides to follow their track, with her stubborn donkey.
1992, war is raging in what will become Ex-Yugoslavia. Paul is covering the siege of Sarajevo. He is the war correspondent archetype. Racing through Sniper’s Alley in his white Ford, the Frenchman relentlessly tells the apathic western world about the ongoing massacre. Paul tries to live, love and inform in an urban war zone where everything that moves becomes a target. How much can he endure before he starts taking up arms?
The young and intrepid SamSam seems to have it all: loving heroic parents, a bunch of super-friends and his own flying saucer to explore space. But his superpower hasn’t kicked in yet! When Mega, the new cool kid in town claims she can teach him superpowers, Samsam seized the chance to finally reveal his superpowers. Together, they embark on a cosmic adventure where he learns that friendship and courage are the best superpowers he could wish for.
Virginie, Erik and Aristide, three Parisian cops, are forced to accept an unusual mission to escort a foreigner to the border. On the way to the airport, Virginie realizes that their prisoner risks death if he returns to his country. Faced with this unbearable case of conscience, she tries to convince her colleagues to let him escape.
Marguerite and Margot are both twelve years old, each with their family, their friends, their problems and their time. One lives in 1942 and the other in 2020. But that’s without counting on a mysterious magic trunk that transports them each in the time of the other. 70 years apart, they embark on a great adventure to find their gifts, exploring history and the memory of their families.
Pierre is the CEO of the Pastié Group. Every five years, he has to see a notary to renew the contract binding him to his cousin, Adrien. He despises his cousin because he puts the company at risk! But things really go haywire this time. The two cousins, with their incompatible personalities, embark on a crazy adventure that leads them to the luxurious Bordeaux vineyards.
Stuck at a family meal that makes him want to murder, Adrien waits. He waits for a text message from his girlfriend to put an end to the ‘break’ she has been giving him for a month. And now Ludo, his future brother-in-law, asks him to make a ‘little’ speech for the wedding. Adrien panics, but what if this speech was ultimately the best thing that could happen to him? Adapted from a novel by Fabrice Caro.