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Celebrating Rendez-vous With French Cinema at 20: Leading Ladies and Manly Men

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

What makes French films, eh, French? The facile answer: a focus on love: married, obsessive, at first sight. In its 20th season the popular Rendez Vous at Lincoln Center, shows a penchant for action adventure -- and, serial killers.

The Beaune International Thriller Festival: Five Days of Capers, Murders and Simmering Sex

Karin Badt | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

It's a perfect place to watch a thriller: the evocative town of Beaune, in the heart of Burgundy, where medieval towers and cobblestone streets abound, replete with gabled roofs and wine cellars.

Kristin Scott Thomas: Leaving

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

"In France in particular... the way women are perceived is not that once you're past 40, you're past IT. But on the contrary, experience is very attractive, and we like seeing a woman with lines."

In French Film, Eros Reigns Supreme

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Rendezvous with French cinema has blown into New York for its annual March ritual, and who but the French would give a film about crazy love -- crazy being the operative word -- the hectic pace of an action flick?