• Paris 36 (Faubourg 36)

    Paris 36 (Faubourg 36)


    Dir. Christophe Barratier. 2008. Fr/Ger/Czech Republic. 120 min.The proud sentimentality that made Christophe Barratier’s first film, Les Choristes, a runaway hit in France is back with a vengeance in Paris 36 (Fabourg 36) a retro musical with all the period trappings of 1936 France, from accordion ...

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    Christophe Barratier revisits 1930s Paris


    'From the beginning, it was all a question of cost because the film is very, very expensive,' says French director Christophe Barratier of the $38.2m budget for Faubourg 36, the follow-up to his hugely successful 2004 film, The Chorus.'You can't find the Paris of the 1930s in Paris itself anymore. ...

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    Germany's Constantin Film to co-produce Faubourg 36


    Leading German producer-distributor Constantin Film has joined forces with France's Galatee Films and Pathe Renn production to produce Faubourg 36 (working title), the next feature from The Chorus director Christophe Barratier. Set in Paris in 1936, Faubourg 36 will focus on three unemployed theatre professionals - played by The Chorus ...

  • Laetitia Casta joins Buttons for Barratier and Wild Bunch

    Laetitia Casta joins Buttons for Barratier and Wild Bunch


    Christophe Barratier directing The War Of The Buttons, with other cast including Kad Merad and Gerard Jugnot.

  • The War Of The Buttons

    The War Of The Buttons


    Dir: Christophe Barratier. France. 2011. 100mins

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    Toronto reviews


    Gala PresentationsBurn After Reading (Joel and Ethan Coen)Dean Spanley (Toa Fraser)The Duchess (Saul Dibb)Fifty Dead Men Walking (Kari Skogland)La Fille De Monaco (Anne Fontaine)The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (Jodie Markell)Nothing But The Truth (Rod Lurie)One Week (Michael McGowan)The Other Man (Richard Eyre)Passchendaele (Paul Gross)Pride And Glory (Gavin O'Connor)Rachel Getting ...

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    Eurimages backs new films fromMoodysson, Dardennes


    At its latest meeting July 1-3, the board of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund has agreed to back 12 new feature films with a total of $6m(Euros 4.38m). The selections include new films from Lukas Moodysson, The Chorus director Christophe Barratier and from Palme d'Or winners the Dardenne brothers. ...