Alliance Française French Film Festival 2019


Join us to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the biggest foreign film festival in Australia in 2019.

Featuring the crème de la crème of the latest French cinema, full of joy, laughter, unexpected journeys, surreal encounters and sometimes even tears, this magnifique event is not to be missed.

  • The Trouble With You
    (En liberté!)

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    28 Mar 2019
    Raffertys Theatre
    Screwball comedy at its best! When a principled French Riviera police officer discovers her late husband, the local police chief, led a criminal double life, causing an innocent man to be imprisoned for his crimes, she resolves to do her utmost to help return the hapless parolee adjust to life on the outside.
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  • Dumped (Larguée)

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    29 Mar 2019
    Raffertys Theatre
    Two wildly different sisters decide to take their recently ‘dumped’ 60 year-old mother, Françoise, for a getaway on a beautiful tropical island. But when they plot to boost her morale by arranging for the suave Thierry to court her, events swiftly spiral out of control.
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  • Sink or Swim (Le grand bain)

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    30 Mar 2019
    Raffertys Theatre
    An uplifting comedy about a group of disenchanted middle-aged men, who, in the face of scepticism and ridicule, discover fresh self-esteem and a new purpose when they form their local pool’s first-ever all-male, synchronized swimming team.
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  • A Faithful Man (L’homme fidèle)

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    30 Mar 2019
    Raffertys Theatre
    In this oh-so-French romantic comedy, which spans several years, a dashing journalist finds himself abandoned by his girlfriend when she leaves to marry the father of her impending baby…who happens to be his best friend, sparking a tale of unexpected joy and heartbreak.
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  • Claire Darling (La dernière
    folie de Claire Darling)

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    31 Mar 2019
    Raffertys Theatre
    On the first day of summer, reclusive millionaire Claire, impulsively decides to sell all her possessions, echoes of her tragic and flamboyant life, on the front lawn of her mansion – an act which sees her long-estranged daughter return home, determined to stop her mother’s ‘madness.’
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  • Family Photo (Photo de famille)

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    31 Mar 2019
    Raffertys Theatre
    In this hilarious, yet touching tale, the passing of their grandfather forces three very different siblings – Gabrielle, Elsa and Mao – to grudgingly reunite with their long-separated parents in order to solve the quandary that none of them wish to face; what to do with their beloved matriarch, Mamie?
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