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London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2009: Apres Lui, Fucking Different Tel Aviv

London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2009 Saturday, April 4, highlights Schedule and synopses from the Llgff website Après lui Directed by: Gaël Morel Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Thomas Dumerchez, Adrien Jolivet Country: France Year: 2007 Running time: 90min Following the sudden death of her son Mathieu in a car accident, Camille (Catherine Deneuve) reaches out to his best friend Franck in an attempt to cope with her loss and gain a focus for her pain. However, this initially cathartic relationship soon begins to border on the obsessive, and Camille’s family begin to question her state of mind as she devotes more and more time to Franck. While the film hints at a possible sexual relationship between Franck and Mathieu in the opening scenes, sexuality is not the focus here. Instead, director Gaël Morel (À Toute Vitesse, Le Clan) and co-writer Christophe Honoré (Les Chansons d’amour) have put together a beautifully controlled meditation
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Morel's 'Apres' set for Fortnight

Morel's 'Apres' set for Fortnight
PARIS -- French helmer Gael Morel's latest film, Apres lui (After him), will hold its world premiere May 21 as part of the Director's Fortnight sidebar at the Festival de Cannes, organizers said Tuesday.

The film, which stars Catherine Deneuve as a woman who becomes dangerously obsessed with her son's best friend after he dies in a car accident, will be released in Gallic theaters May 23.

Morel's follow-up to 2004's 3 Dancing Slaves and 2002's Under Another Sky also stars Thomas Dumerchez, Guy Marchand and Elodie Bouchez. Director's Fortnight will take place May 17-27 and the full lineup will be announced May 3.

Capitals to screen Euro films

Capitals to screen Euro films
BRUSSELS -- An initiative to showcase European films on 100 screens will involve cinemas in four European capitals, it was announced Tuesday. Rome, Madrid, Paris and Brussels have each reserved 25 screens to show movies from each of the European Union member states. The The EuroCine festival takes place on Europe Day, a holiday for employees of the EU institutions. Among the films screened will be Francesco Munzi's Saimir, which won Italy's Nastro d'Argento 2006 as best debut film; Niall Heerey's Small Engine Repair; In Like Flynn, starring Iain Glen and Steven Mackintosh; and Gael Morel's Le Clan.

Capitals to screen Euro films

Capitals to screen Euro films
BRUSSELS -- An initiative to showcase European films on 100 screens will involve cinemas in four European capitals, it was announced Tuesday. Rome, Madrid, Paris and Brussels have each reserved 25 screens to show movies from each of the European Union member states. The EuroCine festival takes place on Europe Day, a holiday for employees of the EU institutions. Among the films screened will be Francesco Munzi's Saimir, which won Italy's Nastro d'Argento 2006 as best debut film; Niall Heerey's Small Engine Repair; In Like Flynn, starring Iain Glen and Steven Mackintosh; and Gael Morel's Le Clan.

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