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Saint Laurent, French Toast and Serial (Bad) Weddings

3 films, 3 different ways to experience France at the movies!



: Bertrand Bonello
Starring: Gaspard Ulliel, Jeremie Renier, Louis Garrel
Language: French with English subtitles
Release date: Friday 17 April 2015

Bertrand Bonello’s Saint Laurent (…) posits, with flair and humour, a certain sensual mystery about the shy but passionate couturier and his workwww.nytimes.co.za

A touch of fashion, a touch of glamour, a touch of extravagance…. Go behind the scene and discover the life of one of History’s greatest French fashion designers, Yves Saint Laurent who died in 2008. Bonello reflects the designer’s creative drive, highlights of his life and takes us on a fashion journey.

Saint Laurent was part of the Cannes 2014 official competition and was awarded 2015 Cesar Awards - French film industry awards.

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Trailer http://www.sterkinekor.mobi/movie/video/6810/saint-laurent

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Director: Paul Kruger
Starring: Lika Berning, Thierry Ballarin, Deon Lotz, Paul du Toit, Roberta Fox and Helene Lombard
Language: English, Afrikaans and French – features subtitles
Release date: Friday 24 April 2015

South Africa takes us on a romantic journey to Paris. South African photographer Lise le Roux decides to leave her father’s wine farm near Stellenbosch to find her late mother’s brother in Paris. There she meets a French chef, Jean-Pierre Baptiste, with whom she will explore the city. Lise’s life starts transforming into a palette of new tastes, textures, colours and emotions.

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Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho62YpljxZ4&feature=youtu.be

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: Philippe de Chauveron
Starring: Ary Abittan, Chantal Lauby, Christian Clavier, Frederic Chau, Frédérique Bel, Medi Sadoun
Language: French with English subtitles
Release date: Friday 1 May 2015

The French comedy, which broke record with more than 5 million admissions outside France, is coming to South Afrca! Now ranking among the 20 most successful French-language productions since 2000, the French-language hit continues to charm foreign audiences.

The comedy takes us into a respected upper class family with four beautiful daughters, of which three have made multicultural marriages. When the fourth daughter, Laure, announces her intention to marry Charles, her parents are delighted. A traditional wedding, at last! When Laure informs them that Charles is from Africa, something snaps. The parents find an unlikely ally in Charles's father, Andre, who agrees with them on only one thing: what did they do to deserve this?

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Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbyLWzBLLf8

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