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Elisabeth Lequeret

  • The Hot List


    Nancy Tartaglione profiles some of the major French films set for release in 2010
  • French, in English


    The volume of English-language films emerging out of France is increasing, reports Elisabeth Lequeret, as a handful of local players ramp up their international ambitions
  • The battle for admissions


    Last year in France, admissions were the highest for nearly three decades. But in a crowded marketplace, distributors are having to reach audiences faster than ever. Elisabeth Lequeret reports
  • Zidi prepares to shoot Super Ripoux


    French director Claude Zidi will next month start work on the second sequel to 1984 hit Le Cop (Les Ripoux), his comedy about two corrupt policemen.
  • Regions to become the bankers of French cinema'


    With film financing facing a crunch, France's regions ("provinces") are expected to take a greater role in bank-rolling film-making. But local producers would prefer the regions' role to be cultural rather than economic.