by Fabien Lemercier
13/02/2014 - An enticing and promising list of candidates are competing for a place in selection at Cannes in May
Among the countless French feature films vying for a place in one section or another of Cannes, we could highlight Hippocrate by Thomas Lilti, Le dernier coup de marteau byAlix Delaporte, Mon amie Victoria by Jean-Paul Civeyrac, Etats de femmes by Katia Lewkowicz and Gaby Baby Doll by Sophie Letourneur. Also in with a chance are the French production Paradise Lost by Andrea Di Stefano (starring Benicio del Toro) and the highly political Clearstream (La justice ou le chaos) by Vincent Garenq. Lastly, the battle will be particularly intense between the French debut feature films, which include Qu’Allah bénisse la France by Abd Al Malik, Terre battue by Stéphane Demoustier,Mercuriales by Virgil Vernier, Tristesse Club by Vincent Marriette, Les combattants by Thomas Cailley, Bébé Tigre by Cyprien Vial, Qui vive by Marianne Tardieu, Hope byBoris Lojkine, Party Girlby the trio Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis, Les Nuits d’été by Mario Fanfani and 98 by Hélène Zimmer.