FFF 2019: Les Misérables review – superb thriller with an explosive third act

Ladj Ly's debut feature film Les Misérables is less musical than its name suggests... It's a tense little gang thriller set in the modern-day Montfermeil district of Paris, where Victor Hugo's classic novel 'Les Misérables' was written, whose explosive third act feels wholly original and timely.

Prague French Film Festival – English friendly programme tips

This year, the Prague French Film Festival boasts a number of titles with both Czech AND English subtitles. From competition films like Cannes hit comedy On a Magical Night to Ladj Ly's visceral Parisian gang thriller Les Misérables, and a retrospective on French auteur Henri-Georges Clouzot. Prague based cinemas Kino Lucerna, Kino Svetozor, Kino 35 and Edison Filmhub will host the festival from November 20th - 27th.

Crème de la Crème: The Unknown Girl review – a doctor’s obsession

Opening the Crème de la Crème French film weekend last night was The Unknown Girl - an official selection at Cannes last year that sees a young doctor obsess over the murder of a girl near her office.

Crème de la crème IV – Exhibition of French films

From April 27 - April 30, Film Europe's Crème de la Crème showcases French spectacles of modern cinema in Prague cinemas Kino Lucerna and Kino Evald. This year includes festival darlings like The Unknown Girl, Nocturama, and The Innocents. Scroll down for recommendations and the full programme. All recommended films have English friendly screenings, but check before you book!