François Ozon returns with a full-bodied tale of stunted romance and the pained legacy of warfare.
Director Mia Hansen-Løve delivers something wonderful and somewhat unexpected – a film about cats.
A film in which Isabelle Huppert and Gérard Depardieu play fictional versions of themselves should’ve been better.
The hilarity of being a short person is leveraged in this very silly, single-note French rom-com.
Director Damien Chazelle has admitted this ’60s classic is a key influence on his forthcoming musical.
This ultra conventional lesbian melodrama from French director Catherine Corsini shows that going through the motions still has its pleasures.
Catherine Corsini’s new film carries the torch for Agnès Varda’s feminist musical.
The French writer/director on the non-diversity casting of her intimate ‘modern love story’.
By Sophie Yapp
This visually lustrous animated adventure film is hamstrung by its simplistic central story.
Hot sex and cold moralising come together in this strange examination of how French teens spend their downtime.
The young star of Blue is the Warmest Colour talks exclusively about going behind bars for Down by Love.
The imperious Vincent Lindon excels as an ill-fated factory worker in this engaging social drama.
Emmanuelle Bercot and Vincent Cassel tear each other apart in this so-so relationship drama.
Xavier Dolan returns to Cannes with a star-studded ensemble drama about a dysfunctional family. It’s all a bit flat.
By Ed Frankl
There’s shades of Céline Sciamma’s Girlhood in Houda Benyamina’s stirring debut.
By Ed Frankl
Julia Ducournau’s French campus cannibal horror serves up plenty of food for thought.
Marion Cotillard shines in this uneven but soulful meditation on marriage and depression.