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Mathieu Amalric in 'Love Is The Perfect Crime'

Acclaimed French actor Mathieu Amalric tops the bill of this week’s big French movie release: "Love Is The Perfect Crime". It’s billed as a "romantic thriller" with comedy thrown in too. Catherine Nicholson and France 24 film critic Lisa Nesselson ask what that means, and whether comparisons to Hitchcock and David Lynch stand up.

Meanwhile, psychological chills are on offer in "A Pact" – the tale of two middle-aged men for whom a teenage pact over a girl comes back to haunt them.

We’re also exploring France's efforts to sell its movies abroad as film sales agency Unifrance invites the world to Paris – and a month-long film festival begins that anyone with an internet connection and a couple of euros can join in with.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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2016-08-31 culture

Film show: 'Southside With You', 'Nocturama' and remembering Gene Wilder

A romantic rendezvous and a dash of political nostalgia: we check out "Southside With You", a film that revisits Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date on a sultry summer’s day...

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2016-08-30 literature

Video: Harlan Coben on suspense, suburbia and success

He’s sold over 60 million copies of his twist-in-the-tail crime novels and had his work translated into over 40 languages. Harlan Coben is the New York Times bestselling writer...

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2016-08-29 culture

Music show: Video Music Awards, Rock en Seine and Puppa Lek Sen

Queen Bey sweeps the board: Beyonce scores a record amount of prizes at this year’s Video Music Awards. The ceremony also crowns Rihanna for her achievements and sees Britney...

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2016-08-26 culture

Alexis Michalik: treading the boards in the footsteps of 'Edmond'

He’s a regular on the stage in Paris and this Franco-British actor and director scooped France's top theatre prize for his first self-penned play. Alexis Michalik joins us to...

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2016-08-24 cinema

Film show: Star Trek Beyond, Toni Erdmann, Staying Vertical

Today on "Encore!", we boldly go where no man’s gone before, as the Star Trek saga returns to the big screen. We also talk about German tragicomedy "Toni Erdmann" strikes a...

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