Follow the French Film Festival with SBS Film's select reviews of the program line-up.
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29 Feb 2012 - 3:18 PM  UPDATED 29 Feb 2012 - 3:18 PM

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A Happy Event
Dir: Rémi Bezançon
Starring: Louise Bourgoin, Pio Marmaï, Josiane Balasko
Synopsis: The arrival of a baby puts the pressure on a young carefree French couple.

All Our Desires
Dir: Philippe Lioret
Starring: Vincent Lindon, Marie Gillain, Amandine Dewasmes
Synopsis: A young judge helps a friend take on the French banking system.

Elles – intervew with director Malgorzata Szumowska
Dir: Malgorzata Szumowska
Starring: Juliette Binoche, Anaïs Demoustier, Joanna Kulig
Synopsis: A French magazine journalist investigates prostitution amongst students.

The Giants
Dir: Bouli Lanners
Starring: Zacharie Chasseriaud, Marthe Keller, Paul Bartel
Synopsis: Three boys look for adventure during the summer.

Goodbye First Love
Dir: Mia Hansen-Løve
Starring: Lola Créton, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Magne-Håvard Brekke
Synopsis: A personal story of love, loss and tender memories from youth.

Jo's Boy
Dir: Philippe Guillard
Starring: Gérard Lanvin, Jérémie Duvall, Olivier Marchal
Synopsis: A boy who comes from a long line of rugby legends discovers a love of maths.

The Look
Dir: Angelina Maccarone
Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Paul Auster, Peter Lindbergh
Synopsis: A documetary on the life of English actress Charlotte Rampling.

My Piece of the Pie
Dir: Cédric Klapisch
Starring: Karin Viard, Gilles Lellouche, Zinedine Soualem
Synopsis: A single mother lands work cleaning the apartment of cocky power broker.

Point Blank
Dir: Fred Cavayé
Starring: Gilles Lellouche, Roschdy Zem, Gérard Lanvin
Synopsis: A man must rescue his pregnant wife who has been taken hostage.

Romantics Anonymous
Dir: Jean-Pierre Améris
Starring: Benoît Poelvoorde, Isabelle Carré, Pierre Niney
Synopsis: Two chocolatiers must overcome their shyness to fall in love with one another.

The Snows of Kilimanjaro
Dir: Robert Guediguian
Starring: Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Ariane Ascaride, Gérard Meylan
Synopsis: Two young men beat and rob a former co-worker and his wife at home.

The Well Digger's Daughter
Dir: Daniel Auteuil
Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Astrid Berges-Frisbey
Synopsis: A teenager gets in trouble with the wealthy son of a shopkeeper.