arte france cinema
Since its founding, Arte France Cinema has been involved in more than 600 films and has worked together with over 300 different directors representing more than 50 different nationalities.
The subsidiary policy focuses on talent renewal, efforts to boost European and world cinema, and steps to revitalize French cinema. Roughly speaking, co-production may be broken down into three categories: one-third first features, one-third French films, and one-third international joint ventures.
PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE 2019
Director: Céline Sciamma
Screenplay: Céline Sciamma
Cast: Adèle Haenel, Noémie Merlant, Luana Bajrami
France, 1770. Marianne, a painter, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Héloïse is a reluctant bride to be and Marianne must paint her without her knowing. She observes her by day, to paint her secretly
Cannes Film Festival 2019 - Best Screenplay and Queer Palm
Director: Mati Diop
Screenplay: Mati Diop, Olivier Demangel
Cast: Mama Sané, Ibrahima Traore, Abdou Balde
A soon-to-be-inaugurated futuristic tower looms over a suburb of Dakar. Ada, 17, is in love with Souleimane, a young construction worker. But she has been promised to another man. One night, Souleimane and his co-workers disappear at sea. Soon after, they come back to haunt their old neighbourhood by taking possession of the girlfriends they left behind.
Cannes Film Festival 2019 - Grand Prix
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles
Screenplay: Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles
Cast: Sônia Braga, Udo Kier, Barbara Colen
A filmmaker decides to travel to a village in the interior of Brazil to make a documentary. As days go by, he begins to discover that the locals are not exactly what they appear to be and hide dangerous secrets.
Cannes Film Festival 2019 - Jury Prize