French Film

French Film
  • 2008
  • UK
  • 1h 27min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jackie Oudney
  • Written by: Aschlin Ditta
  • Cast: Anne-Marie Duff, Hugh Bonneville, Victoria Hamilton, Douglas Henshall, Eric Cantona

Damp squib of a British romantic comedy, featuring Cantona as chain-smoking French auteur Thierry Grimandi, who becomes embroiled in the love life of broadsheet journalist Jed (Bonneville). No real wit or sparkle or cinematic imagination here, and the talented cast can do little with such workmanlike material.

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French Film

12 Aug 20092 stars

Fresh from a spot of miracle working in Ken Loach’s feelgood melodrama Looking for Eric, Eric Cantona returns in this damp squib of a British romantic comedy, the debut feature of Jackie Oudney. He plays Thierry Grimandi, a chain-smoking French auteur…

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