Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2013

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2013

Friday, March 1 - Thursday, March 7, 2013

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Rendez-Vous with French Cinema returns to IFC Center, celebrating its 8th year downtown with a showcase of the best in French filmmaking. Co-presented by Unifrance Films and the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Additional screenings take place at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and BAM, visit rendezvouswithfrenchcinema.com for more information.

Please note: The producers of LA MAISON DE LA RADIO have decided to pull the film from inclusion in this year’s Rendez-Vous with French Cinema. The screening of LA MAISON scheduled for Sunday March 3 at 1:00pm has been canceled. If you purchased tickets to this film, please contact ifccinfo@ifccenter.com or stop by our box office to inquire about a refund.


The Atomic Age

The Atomic Age

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Arriving from the Paris outskirts for a round of weekend clubbing, good-looking Victor (Eliott Paquet) and his Central European friend Rainer (Dominik Wojcik) are full of self-confidence and a youthfully... more...



Augustine

Augustine

Thursday, March 7, 2013
Director Alice Winocour in person! Based on a true case, writer-director Winocour has adapted the story of a progressive 19th century doctor/therapist and his unusual patient into a study... more...



Bad Girl (Mauvaise Fille)

Bad Girl (Mauvaise Fille)

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Winner, Cesar Award for Best Female Newcomer: Izia Higelin Director Patrick Mille in person! 25-year-old Louise is suddenly hit with a double dose of life-altering... more...



Boudu Saved from Drowning

Boudu Saved from Drowning

Saturday, March 2, 2013
New digital restoration! Boudu (the irrepressible and unforgettable Michel Simon), a Parisian tramp, tries to end it all with a plunge into the river, only to be saved by a well-meaning... more...



The Girl From Nowhere

The Girl From Nowhere

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Lost in a maze of his philosophizing while trying to write a book, a retired math teacher is forced to deal with the real world when he must rescue a young woman from the clutches of a thug outside his... more...



Granny’s Funeral

Granny’s Funeral

Friday, March 1, 2013
Although he made no effort to see his grandmother in her waning years, pharmacist Armand (director Podalydès’ brother and co-writer Denis) must now deal with her funeral arrangements. This is awkward... more...



In the House

In the House

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Director François Ozon in person! Swept up in the increasingly dazzling and inventive fiction writing of a precocious student, a high school literature teacher and frustrated author (Fabrice... more...



Jappeloup

Jappeloup

Saturday, March 2, 2013
A true sports story that utterly defies the odds, Duguay’s film captures the wild ups and downs of the Olympics-bound career of legendary equine star Jappeloup and his troubled rider, locked in a tense... more...



Journal de France

Journal de France

Sunday, March 3 - Monday, March 4, 2013
Raymond Depardon’s brilliant self-portrait (co-directed by his longtime collaborator and sound engineer Claudine Nougaret) takes a surprising point of view on the great documentarian’s life—not only... more...



A Lady in Paris

A Lady in Paris

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Director Ilmar Raag in person! Offered a job in Paris to look after a fellow Estonian-born woman, Anne leaves her homeland and finds herself in an emotional hornet’s nest. Frida, the... more...



La Maison de la Radio

La Maison de la Radio

Sunday, March 3, 2013
SCREENING CANCELED -- The producers have decided to pull the film from inclusion in this year's Rendez-Vous with French... more...



My Blue-Eyed Girl

My Blue-Eyed Girl

Monday, March 4, 2013
Preuss’ uncommonly sensitive and nuanced debut follows the eldest daughter of a family on holiday as she navigates her growing desires for a prison inmate with her heartfelt but fraying familial love.... more...



The Nun

The Nun

Friday, March 1, 2013
Director Guillaume Nicloux in person! Drawing on the same Denis Diderot classic as Jacques Rivette’s 1966 film, Nicloux’s version provides a fresh take on the 18th-century story of... more...



Populaire

Populaire

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Stars Romain Duris & Deborah François & director Régis Roinsard in person! Stuck in the provinces of 1950s France, Rose (Deborah François)... more...



Renoir

Renoir

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Director Gilles Bourdos in person! Set in 1915, a pivotal time in the lives of master painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir and his war-wounded son Jean (who’d become one of cinema’s great... more...



Rich Is the Wolf

Rich Is the Wolf

Monday, March 4, 2013
Perplexed at the sudden disappearance of her husband, a wife watches hours of videotape that he’s recorded over the previous seven years to piece together some clues. Odoul’s most daring feature, whose... more...



The Suicide Shop

The Suicide Shop

Thursday, March 7, 2013
Master filmmaker Leconte makes a startling and unforgettable departure from his previous work with this whimsical animated 3D musical about a family business offering certain special “end-of-life”... more...



Therese Desqueyroux

Therese Desqueyroux

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Star Audrey Tautou and Annie Miller (producing partner and widow of director Claude Miller) in person! The late Miller’s final film elegantly adapts François Mauriac’s modern classic... more...



Three Worlds

Three Worlds

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Director Catherine Corsini and star Raphaël Personnaz in person! A hit-and-run accident involving a hotshot car salesman and an émigré worker from Moldavia triggers a chain of dramatic... more...



You, Me & Us

You, Me & Us

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Director Jacques Doillon in person! The tentative nature of relationships is explored in dazzling, three-dimensional fashion in this cleverly written and directed roundelay between current... more...





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