Starting from tomorrow to 12th December 2010, the seven themes of the 39th French Cinepanorama are ‘Gala Premieres’, ‘Panaorama 2010’, ‘First Works’, ‘Documentary Series’, ‘Olivier Assayas Restrospective’, ‘The Complete Works of Pierre Etaix’ and ‘Short Film and Animation Programmes’. A total of 42 feature films and 17 short films, most are previously unseen in Hong Kong. 30 are the latest films selected from this year’s screening in France, some of which are still showing in France. 15 films are taken from the Cannes Film Festival this year, presenting the audience with a sum of 100 visual feasts. Also included is a selection of 8 films by film director Olivier Assayas (featuring Juliette Binoche in ‘L’Heure d’été’ and Maggie Cheung in ‘Clean’ and ‘Irma Vep’) from 1996 to 2010. Full catalogue of French avant-garde comedian Pierre Etaix’s re-mastered versions of 5 feature films and 3 short films, also the first screening outside Europe.
Text: Carmen Lee | Translation: dilettante
Photo Courtesy: Alliance Française de Hong Kong
Update: 25 Nov 2010
THE 39TH FRENCH CINEPANORAMA