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Young French Cinema Short Films 2019

NR | 2hr

Opening at GFC: 12/14/2019

Young French Cinema

Upcoming Showtimes:
December 14th 2019

Synopsis:

Films in the program: 

THE AMOUROUS INDIES (LES INDES GALANTES) | 6 minutes | Krumping is a dance born in the Los Angeles ghettos after the riots of 1995. Through this performance filmed on the Opéra Bastille stage, Clément Cogitore creates a battle between urban culture and Rameau’s music.

APOCALYPSE AFTER (ULTRA PULPE) | 38 minutes | An abandoned seaside resort. The shooting for a fantasy film about the end of an era wraps up. Two women, both members of the film crew, one an actrice, the other a director, are on the verge of concluding their love affair. 

BLUE DOG (CHIEN BLEU) | 17 minutes | Emile fears the outside world. He stays at home and paints everything in blue. One evening,
his son Yoan meets Soraya, a young girl, fond of Tamil dance. She will help him find the right colour.

THE FALLS (LA CHUTE) | 3 minutes | As celestial beings descend to Earth vitiating its population, the world’s order unbalances. Initiated by these terms, a tragic fall leads to the parturition of crucial opposites: Hell and Heaven’s circles.

KAPITALISTIS (KAPITALISTIS) | 14 minutes | “Santa is capitalist. He brings toys to the rich kids and sweat shirts to the poor ones.” –Nikos, 5 years old

PAULINE ENSLAVED (PAULINE ASSERVIE) | 24 minutes | Pauline has no news from Bruce, the married man whom she has an affair with. During her break in the countryside with her friend Violette, she will spend the whole stay waiting for a text message. Experimenting thousand stages of obsessive love.

LA PERSISTENTE (LA PERSISTENTE) | 22 minutes | A ski resort, somewhere in the French Pyrenees. Ivan only lives for his motorcycle—the sentient, loving, breathing La Persistente. When a local rival tears her away from him, Ivan’s obsession becomes to win her back.

THE VILLA (LES GRÂCIEUSES) | 18 minutes | A real estate agent, a single mom on the verge of a breakdown, is showing her best villa to a Russian client who works for billionaires. Both must absolutely conclude a deal, even if they don’t speak the same language and find a real corpse in the closet.

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