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French Film Festival Aotearoa 2022: Another World

The remarkable Vincent Lindon reunites with acclaimed writer/director Stéphane Brizé for the stunning Another World, delivering a powerhouse turn as a driven white-collar manager torn between duty to his job, his family […]

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French Film Festival Aotearoa 2022: Between Two Worlds

Event Cinemas Havelock North 11 Joll Road, Havelock North, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Marianne Winckler (Juliette Binoche), a well-known author, goes to live in northern France to research for her new book on the subject of job insecurity. Without revealing her true identity, […]

French Film Festival Aotearoa 2022: Hear Me Out

MTG Century Theatre 65 Marine Parade, Napier South, Napier, Hawke's Bay

Antoine, a history teacher in his early 50s, learns that he has become very hard of hearing. Unable to own up to his handicap, he resigns himself to living in […]

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French Film Festival Aotearoa 2022: The Kitchen Brigade

Event Cinemas Havelock North 11 Joll Road, Havelock North, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Cathy is a stubborn 40-year-old sous-chef. This year, she is finally about to fulfill her lifelong dream by opening her own gastronomic restaurant. But nothing goes as planned. Facing serious financial difficulties, she reluctantly accepts a job in the cafeteria of a shelter for young migrants. While she hates her new position, Cathy’s skills and […]

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French Film Festival Aotearoa 2022: Maigret

MTG Century Theatre 65 Marine Parade, Napier South, Napier, Hawke's Bay

The legendary Gerard Depardieu brings to remarkable life one of the most beloved characters from 20th century crime fiction in Maigret, the masterfully directed and hugely entertaining new film from multi award-winning writer/director Patrice Leconte (Monsieur Hire, Ridicule, The Girl On The Bridge), based on Georges Simenon’s internationally best-selling novels. Paris, 1953. The body of a beautiful young woman […]

French Film Festival Aotearoa 2022: Men on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

MTG Century Theatre 65 Marine Parade, Napier South, Napier, Hawke's Bay

Seven men, all city-dwellers aged between 17 and 70, with nothing in common apart from the fact that they are all on the verge of a nervous breakdown, meet up at a lonely station for an unusual course in the wild that is supposed to get them back on their feet. Each step in this […]