20th French Film Festival

20th French Film Festival

En Liberté! & Le mystère Henri Pick

WHAT: Romance, action, drama, comedy, suspense and even bone-chilling horror – the 20th edition of the French Film Festival promises all this and more. Now established as an important date in the cultural agenda of the city, the French Film Festival, as every spring, brings the best of French cinema to Athens from April 2 to April 10 and Thessaloniki from April 11 to April 17.

Opening film

En Liberté! (2018)

In a town on the French Riviera, detective Yvonne is the young widow of police chief Santi, a local hero. When she realizes her husband was not exactly the model of virtue so idolized by their young son, and that an innocent young man, Antoine, has spent 8 years in prison as Santi’s scapegoat, she is thrown into turmoil. Yvonne wants to do everything she can to help this very charming Antoine get back to his life and his wife. Everything that is, except telling the truth. But Antoine is having trouble adjusting to life on the other side, to say the least, and soon blows a fuse leading to a spectacular sequence of events.

Closing film

Le mystère Henri Pick (2019)

An editor discovers a novel that she considers to be a masterpiece, in a library whose particularity is to collect the manuscripts refused by the publishers. The text is signed Henri Pick, a Breton pizza maker who died two years earlier.

WHEN: From April 2 to April 10 and Thessaloniki from April 11 to April 17.

WHERE: For more info on venues and detailed programming, check Website

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