An Eclectic Slate of French Cinema at the 52nd New York Film Festival

The New York Film Festival (September 26-October 12) has revealed the main slate of the 52nd edition: 30 features including 12 French films and co-productions. This selection combines the most significant films of the year from a wide range of filmmakers and film styles.

Many of the French films in the lineup were included in the official 2014 Cannes Film Festival selection, such as the newJean-Luc Godard’s Goodbye to Language, winner of the Cannes Jury Prize, Olivier Assayas’s Clouds of Sils Maria, or Lisandro Alsonso’s Jauja. The NYFF main slate lineup also includes the latest movie from the late Alain Resnais, Life of Riley, which took the Berlin International Film Festival’s Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize. Bertrand Bonello’s Saint Laurent, Mathieu Almaric’s The Blue Room, and the French-Italian coproduction Misunderstoodby Asia Argento will all have their North American premieres...

Click here for the screening dates of the French films at the NYFF

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