La Rochelle Cinema Festival: these filmmakers who will tumble on the Croisette La Rochelle

La Rochelle Cinema Festival: these filmmakers who will tumble on the Croisette La Rochelle

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La Rochelle Cinema Festival 2022: our file

Interviews, meetings with film specialists, tips, practical information, photos and videos: find here everything you need to know about the 50th edition of the La Rochelle cinema festival (Fema), which takes place from July 1 to 10

Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

The actress and director Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi will be in La Rochelle on Friday July 8.


The actress and director Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi will be in La Rochelle on Friday July 8.

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The director of “It’s easier for a camel” and “A Castle in Italy”, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi will have the honors of the evening of the 50e birthday, Friday, July 8. Selected at Cannes, his new partly autobiographical film “Les Amandiers”, about the famous school of Nanterre founded by the great director Patrice Chéreau, will be screened in the large hall of La Coursive in front of an audience of guests including many filmmakers. . The actress will be present alongside part of her team including the two main actors Sofiane Bennacer and Nadia Tereszkiewicz (but without Louis Garrel!).

Francois Ozon

Director François Ozon (here with actress Jacqueline Bisset) is expected at the Old Port on Saturday July 2.


Director François Ozon (here with actress Jacqueline Bisset) is expected at the Old Port on Saturday July 2.

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He had come as a simple spectator last year but also to meet his friend, director Xavier Beauvois. After his selection at the Cannes Film Festival, François Ozon (“Sous le sable”, “Huit Femmes”, “Potiche”, “Grâce à Dieu”…) will present a preview of his brand new film “Peter Von kant” (with Denis Ménochet and Isabelle Adjani), Saturday July 2, in the main hall. The screening will be followed by a meeting in the presence of the director.

Emmanuel Mouret

Emmanuel Mouret was in Cannes to present his new film


Emmanuel Mouret was in Cannes to present his new film “Chronicle of a passing affair”, here with Vincent Macaigne and Sandrine Kiberlain. He will also be in La Rochelle.

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This will be a first for Emmanuel Mouret (“Walk around naked!”, “Mademoiselle de Joncquières”…). He will come to present his brand new film “Chronique d’une liaison pasagère”, Sunday July 3 at the Dragon, but without its main actors Sandrine Kiberlain and Vincent Macaigne.

Christian Mungiu

The Romanian director Cristian Mungiu, Palme d'or at Cannes in 2007 for “4 months, 3 weeks, 2 days” is very rare.  He is expected in La Rochelle, this Monday, July 4.


The Romanian director Cristian Mungiu, Palme d’or at Cannes in 2007 for “4 months, 3 weeks, 2 days” is very rare. He is expected in La Rochelle, this Monday, July 4.

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A Palme d’or in La Rochelle! It’s not every day, nor every edition. You have to believe that this 50e birthday will have convinced the very rare Cristian Mungiu who does not run after social events. The Romanian filmmaker, Palme d’Or at Cannes in 2007 for the moving “4 months, 3 weeks, 2 days” has accepted the Fema’s invitation to accompany his new film “RMN”, a chilling look at a community of characters from Transylvania and our society in general. The director of “Baccalauréat” will indeed be there in the flesh, on Monday July 4, at 8 p.m.

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La Rochelle Cinema Festival: the 50th anniversary is thinking big

La Rochelle Cinema Festival: the 50th anniversary is thinking big

For its 50th anniversary, from July 1 to 10, the La Rochelle Cinema Festival is thinking big: 364 screenings, tributes to Delon, Hepburn, Morricone, numerous guest filmmakers, four exhibitions… Ten days of cinephilia, for all tastes and whole world. our selection

Mia Hansen-Love

Director Mia Hansen-Løve will be in La Rochelle on Thursday July 7 to present a preview of “Un beau matin”, selected at Cannes.


Director Mia Hansen-Løve will be in La Rochelle on Thursday July 7 to present a preview of “Un beau matin”, selected at Cannes.

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She is one of the protégés of the La Rochelle Cinema Festival. Director Mia Hansen-Løve (“Eden”, “L’Avenir”…) is expected on Thursday July 7 for the preview of her latest feature film “Un Beau Matin” with Léa Seydoux and Melvil Poupaud, awarded at the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight. That evening, she will be accompanied by actor Pascal Greggory.

Alain Cavalier

Alain Cavalier, jury prize at Cannes with


Alain Cavalier, jury prize at Cannes with “Thérèse” in 1986, a great friend of the festival, will come to present his new feature film “L’Amitié”

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There are countless passages by Alain Cavalier, author of “Thérèse” which won an award at Cannes in 1986 and of “Pater” with Vincent Lindon, on the Vieux Port. The director – or filmmaker as he prefers to call himself – will be in La Rochelle, at the end of the festival, for his new feature film “L’Amitié”, a diary shot with a single camera and without a crew. Screening Saturday, July 9 at the Dragon.

Bertrand Bonnello

The filmmaker Bertrand Bonello (here on the left in 2012 at La Coursive) is a regular at the festival.  The author of “Saint Laurent” and “Nocturama” will take part in the 50th anniversary party on Friday 8 July.


The filmmaker Bertrand Bonello (here on the left in 2012 at La Coursive) is a regular at the festival. The author of “Saint Laurent” and “Nocturama” will take part in the 50th anniversary party on Friday 8 July.

Pascal Couillaud

The filmmaker and musician Bertrand Bonello, to whom we owe “L’Apollonide”, “Saint Laurent” or even “Nocturama”, is expected on the Old Port, Friday July 8, for the preview of “Coma”. starring the cast (Louis Garrel, Lætitia Casta, Anaïs Demoustier, Vincent Lacoste, Gaspard Ulliel…), a film that tells the story of a teenager locked up in her home during a global health crisis!

Nicholas Philibert

Director Nicolas Philibert, to whom we owe “Being and Having” and “La Maison de la radio”, is a regular at the La Rochelle festival.


Director Nicolas Philibert, to whom we owe “Being and Having” and “La Maison de la radio”, is a regular at the La Rochelle festival.

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He is a longtime friend of the festival. This year, Nicolas Philibert, author of the memorable documentary “To be and to have” on a unique class in Auvergne, is the subject of a documentary “Nicolas Philibert, chance and necessity” signed by another director Jean-Louis Comolli. Session Monday, July 4, in the presence of Philibert.

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The 50e edition of the La Rochelle Cinema Festival is held from 1er to July 10, 2022. On the program: tributes to Alain Delon, Audrey Hepburn, a retrospective of the work of Pier Paolo Pasolini, around twenty previews of the last Cannes Film Festival, films unknown in France by the Bulgarian Binka Zhelyazkova, complete films by the English Joanna Hogg and the Spaniard Jonás Trueba or even a close-up on the new Ukrainian cinema. But also: feature films for children, four exhibitions, a cine-quiz, two screenings at the beach, a concert at La Sirène… In total: 364 screenings screened in the Dragon and La Coursive cinemas. Full program, times, locations on festival-larochelle.org

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