Carte Noire IFI French Film Festival: Themes and Genres 2014

Gallic cinematic glamour and sophistication return to Dublin for the Carte Noire IFI French Film Festival from November 19th to 30th as it celebrates its 15th anniversary with a magnificent selection of French cinema and a superb line-up of special guests that includes star Mathieu Amalric.

For a whirlwind 12 days the Festival will showcase 22 new feature films. There will be a classic focus on one of the key revolutions in the history of cinema, the French New Wave, and a special guest line-up that includes many international stars.

In this year’s Festival, now in its 15th year, we see fresh perspectives and formal freedom; work which flirts with genres and cinema’s past. Please see our guide below for the various genres and styles of films that are being screened and showcased at this years Carte Noire IFI French Film Festival. 

COMEDY:

LOVE IS THE PERFECT CRIME

THE KIDNAPPING OF MICHEL HOUELLEBECQ

ELLE L’ADORE

PARIS FOLLIES

LES COMBATTANTS

THE KIDNAPPING OF MICHEL HOUELLEBECQ

LI’L QUINQUIN

FOOL CIRCLE + THE LIZARDS (DOUBLE BILL)

IF YOU DON’T, I WILL

 

DRAMA:

LADY CHATTERLEY

THE BLUE ROOM

LOVE IS THE PERFECT CRIME

THREE HEARTS

BIRD PEOPLE

EASTERN BOYS

GIRLHOOD

EAT YOUR BONES + INUPILUK

TIMBUKTU

TONNERRE

40-LOVE

HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR

FOOL CIRCLE + THE LIZARDS (DOUBLE BILL)

 

FRENCH NEW WAVE:

TWO IN THE WAVE

MISSISSIPPI MERMAID

TWO OR THREE THINGS I KNOW ABOUT HER…

LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON

 

CLASSIC:

MISSISSIPPI MERMAID

LADY CHATTERLEY

HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR

 

DOCUMENTARY:

SCHOOL OF BABEL

EAT YOUR BONES + INUPILUK

TWO IN THE WAVE

 

SOCIAL DRAMA:

40-LOVE

EAT YOUR BONES + INUPILUK

 

FEMALE INTEREST:

GIRLHOOD

IF YOU DON’T, I WILL

TIMBUKTU

THE YELLOW EYES OF THE CROCODILES

LADY CHATTERLEY

 

FANTASY:

BIRD PEOPLE

 

ROMANCE:

THE BLUE ROOM

ELLE L’ADORE

THREE HEARTS

THE YELLOW EYES OF THE CROCODILES

LADY CHATTERLEY

 

YOUTH INTEREST:

LES COMBATTANTS

LI’L QUINQUIN

 

FAMILY:

MINUSCULE: VALLEY OF THE LOST ANTS

 

EXPERIMENTAL FILM:

GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE (3D)

 

THEATRICAL:

DIPLOMACY

 

LGBT:

EASTERN BOYS

 

 

 

 

 


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