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Rendez Vous With French Cinema

Audrey Tautou and Populaire at the Paris: Rendez-vous With French Cinema

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.07.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Evoking Doris Day and Audrey Hepburn movies, Populaire follows this festival's first night traditions as a frothy comedy with old-fashioned sexist overtones, charming as only the French can make them!

Audrey Tautou, Etc. at the French Rendez-vous

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.14.2012 | Celebrity
Regina Weinreich

In a far corner of the elegant Fifth Avenue townhouse, Tautou, dark curls bobbing, spoke about why her character would enter into an inexplicable love affair with a dull-witted co-worker. "You don't know where love comes from. He touched her in a deep place," said Tautou, her hands gesticulating wildly.

2012 Rendez-Vous With French Cinema: A Preview

Farihah Zaman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

2012-03-02-Screenshot20120302at3.54.21PM.jpgIf you can't take advantage of the festival's NYC-based screenings, many of these films have a good shot at being picked up for U.S. theatrical and online distribution.

A Rendez-Vous of Feminism and Farce

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Currently unspooling at New York's Film Society and the IFC Center, "Rendez-vous with French Cinema" offers two not-to-be-missed samples of popular French cinema.

My Rendez-Vous with French Cinema

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

If you ever had a doubt that the French are obsessed with love, or at least have a different mindset about all variations: amour fou, fidelity, passio...

Films in Review: Two of the Next Generation for Francophiles

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Youth and tradition won another round in Heartbeats, the latest film by French-Canadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan. He tells a tale of Montrealer 20-somethings and their fractured threesome.

Found in Translation: 15th Rendez-Vous with French Cinema

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall was packed for the opening night of the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema.

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?