Cork French Film Festival

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Opening Film: Mustang *

*Preview Screening

The feature debut of Turkish filmmaker Deniz Gamze Ergüven is a sensitive and powerful portrait of sisterhood and burgeoning sexuality. In a remote Turkish coastal village on the Black Sea, five young sisters live under the guardianship of their grandmother and uncle after the death of their parents.

[Book Tickets]

dheepan

Dheepan*

*Preview Screening

Cert 15 Last year’s Palme d’Or winner, by the director of A Prophet and Rust and Bone. Sri Lankan strangers Yalini (Kalieaswari Srinivasan) and Dheepan (Antonythasan Jesuthasan) pose as a family in order to deceive the French immigration authorities. Dheepan, a veteran Tamil Tiger, is attempting to leave military life to return to civic life. [...]

[Book Tickets]

skate-moderne

Le skate moderne*

*6 Shorts programme: Screenings Sat 12th March 16.30 and Sun 13th March 11.00

Far from the typical fisheye snaps promoting smooth, concrete half pipes and well-maintained, urban skate parks, Le Skate Moderne introduces a group of skateboarders ready to get their boards dirty and skate in the rugged and often harsh surroundings that are our countryside. Somewhere in between fiction and documentary, this contemplative short follows a group [...]

[Book Tickets]

little-tailor

Petit Tailleur*

*A film by Louis Garrel, followed by Buffet Dinner and a glass of wine.

Arthur is the twenty-five year old apprentice tailor of eighty year old Albert who is approaching retirement and keen to make Arthur his successor. Albert loves Arthur as his son, and Arthur returns these feelings. One evening Arthur is taken to the theatre by his friend Sylvain and he falls deeply in love with Marie-Julie, [...]

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Cork French Film Festival
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