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Palace Films next release is the heart stopping Custody!

Winner of the Best Director and Best First Feature awards at the Venice Film Festival 2017, Xavier Legrand’s heart-stopping drama CUSTODY charts a family’s struggles with the fallout of divorce. Miriam (Léa Drucker, The Blue Room) and Antoine (Denis Ménochet, The Returned) have recently separated and while their 17-year-old daughter Josephine (Mathilde Auneveux) is able to decide living arrangements for herself, Miriam is desperate to keep her 11-year-old son Julien (Thomas Gioria) ...

Belle and Sebastian, Friends for Life Movie Review

Belle and Sebastian, Friends for Life brings the conclusion to the trilogy of films and has all the ingredients for a classic family yarn. Good guys and girls, a despicable bad guy, unconditional love, a struggle to overcome and ultimately a victory and bittersweet happy ending.   //   Set in the high mountains of the French Alps, life for young Sebastian is idilic after the dramas on the first two films. That is until his father and newly married step-mother let slip of ...

Watch the trailer for Palace Films latest release – Aurore

Fifty-year-old Aurore Tabort (Agnès Jaoui, The Taste of Others), separated from her husband and newly unemployed, discovers she is to become a grandmother. She feels as if her own life has come to a standstill and is slowly being pushed away to the fringes of society.   //   But after bumping into the great love of her youth, Totoche, (Thibault de Montalembert, Call My Agent!) something changes… Aurore wonders if it might still be possible to embark on something ...

The Lady and the Unicorn Exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW

Revered as a national treasure in France, and known as the 15th-century ‘Mona Lisa of the Middle Ages’ The lady and the unicorn tapestry cycle will be making its exclusive appearance in Australia at the Art Gallery of NSW through a generous and exceptional loan from the collection of the Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge in Paris. The six large tapestries each depict a richly costumed lady flanked by that most mysterious animal, the unicorn, with jewel-like millefleur ...

Degas – A New Vision Exhibition at NGV

Modern life as he experienced it in nineteenth-century Paris provided Degas with a repertoire of motifs he explored with endless variation and innovation; from scenes of work and industry to ballet and the theatre, racecourses and boudoirs.   //   This sweeping exhibition brings together more than 200 works by Degas from dozens of collections worldwide, offering a fresh and dynamic reappraisal of this legendary artist’s genius. Degas - A New Vision Exhibition 24 June ...

Alliance Française French Film Festival 2015

The annual Alliance Française French Film Festival is a collaboration between the Embassy of France in Australia and six Alliances Françaises across Australia. It is not only the biggest film festival in Australia; it is also the biggest festival of French films outside of France. Each year, it curates a selection of the best contemporary French films, including comedies, dramas, documentaries and much more. Blockbusters and independent films alike screen over six weeks in eight ...

Dior and I Movie Competition

// Dior and I is a tantalising ‘behind-the-seams’ glimpse at the making of Raf Simons’ first haute couture collection for Christian Dior in 2012. Established in the fashion world as a minimalist designer, Simons has both his reputation and the legacy of Dior on the line when appointed Creative Director of the iconic Parisian brand. With only eight weeks to complete the collection, Simons and his dedicated group of collaborators work against time to make his vision a sublime ...

Samba Competition

The film has experienced great success at the French box office and has also been selected to screen at the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2015! Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives Samba's willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to get her life back on track ...

Impressions of Paris Exhibition: Lautrec, Degas, Daumier

Impressions of Paris: Lautrec, Degas, Daumier examines the major contribution to French art made by three key figures: Honoré-Victorin Daumier (1808–1879), Edgar Degas (1834–1917) and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901). A generation apart, each was a consummate draughtsman whose innovative compositions and embrace of modern subject matter played a significant role in artistic developments in France over the nineteenth century. During the 1800s Paris had witnessed the remarkable ...

Snowpiercer Movie Review

If you thought peak hour trains were bad, wait until you see Snowpiercer. At the back of the train (1001 cars long according to the comic) are the underclass, given barely enough food to survive and used as breeders for the upper-class, who live in luxury at the front of the train, enjoying fresh food and entertainment. The film details a revolution, where valiant souls from the rear fight their way through the train to find the engineer and the perpetual motion machine that runs the ...