Julien Dubois

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    Vigo prize split between Saint-Cyr, Ancienne


    For the first time since its creation in 1951, the Jean Vigo prize has been awarded ex-aequo to two features - Patricia Mazuy's Saint-Cyr, and Orso Miret's first feature effort De L'Histoire Ancienne.

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    Tasca asks competition council to rule on UGC card


    In her first decision as France's culture minister, Catherine Tasca has asked the country's competition authorities to rule on the controversial issue of cinema chain UGC's "Illimite" card, which gives unlimited access to UGC screens for FFr98 a month.

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    Diaphana backs Cesar winner's first feature


    Delphine Gleize, who has just received the best short film Cesar for Sale Batards, is preparing her first feature, Carnages.

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    Leconte lines up two more for Pathe with Cineb


    Prolific French film-maker Patrice Leconte - who has been shooting films back to back lately - is currently working on two new and still untitled projects. Both are still at script stage - one with The Hairdresser's Husband screenwriter Claude Klotz and the other by La Fille Sur Le Pont's ...

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    Koepp wins top prize at Gerardmer Fantasy Fest


    Stir of Echoes, the second film from director David Koepp following The Trigger Effect, has won the Grand Jury Prize at the 7th Gerardmer Fantasy Film Festival (Jan 26-30).

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    DVD market booming in France


    DVD sales are expanding rapidly in France according to report from local trade body Syndicat de l'Edition Video (SEV). The report found that DVD sales accounted for 16.8% ($83.6m) of French video distributors' sell-through revenues in 1999 compared to just 2.5% in 1998.

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    Leconte, Besson top Cesar nominations


    Patrice Leconte's La Fille Sur Le Pont and Luc Besson's The Messenger: The Story Of Joan Of Arc are joint favourites in the nominations for this year's Cesars - the French equivalent of the Academy Awards.