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French films in KL & Penang

Writer: Low Yuen Yim

Audrey Tautou plays French fashion icon Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel.

23 Apr – The annually held French Film Festival 2010 returns for its 10th edition, showcasing eight award-winning French movies from 13 May to 23 May at GSC Mid Valley, GSC 1 Utama and GSC Pavilion KL. Penangites will find the lineup available at GSC Gurney Plaza later from 27 May to 2 June 2010.

Headlining the festival is biopic "Coco Before Chanel", depicting a rags-to-riches story of fashion icon Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel played by Audrey Tautou. The film garnered three awards including Best Costume Design and 16 nominations from various award shows namely the Oscars. It also broke the highest 4-day opening weekend record for a French language film in Singapore August last year, beating 2005 French documentary "March Of The Penguins".

Moviegoers can also catch other films on offer, which are "Afterwards", "Largo Winch", "Summer Hours", "Towards Zero", "13 m²", "Changing Sides" and "Could This Be Love?" Details on movie schedule and ticket redemption will be announced soon.

Stay tuned for updates.

Cinema Online, 22 April 2010

Related Movies:
COCO BEFORE CHANEL (FFF) (French) (13 May 2010)
13M² (FFF) (French) (13 May 2010)
AFTERWARDS (FFF) (French) (13 May 2010)
CHANGING SIDES (FFF) (French) (13 May 2010)
COULD THIS BE LOVE (FFF) (French) (27 May 2010)
LARGO WINCH (FFF) (French) (13 May 2010)
Summer Hours (FFF) (French) (25 Apr 2013)
TOWARDS ZERO (FFF) (French) (13 May 2010)

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