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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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2017-05-27 Culture

The highs and lows of Cannes for the critics

From Nicole Kidman's multiple perfomances to a contemporary Russian tale that's tipped for the big prize, film critics Lisa Nesselson and The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw speak to...

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2017-05-26 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Pitch Perfect's Brittany Snow becomes an urban warrior

The American teen idol Brittany Snow speaks to Eve Jackson about her new film "Bushwick", getting injured on set and the upcoming "Pitch Perfect 3".

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2017-05-26 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Stars dig deep at AIDS gala dinner

The annual charity dinner to raise money for HIV/AIDS research took place last night at Cannes. The star-studded amfAR gala is one of the highlights of the festival. Nicole...

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2017-05-25 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Nicole Kidman, Queen of the festival

She's been Grace of Monaco, Lars Von Trier's fugitive and a Moulin Rouge dancer but this year Nicole Kidman dominates the Cannes Film Festival. We find out more about her four...

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2017-05-25 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Robert Pattinson stars in Safdie brothers heist 'Good Time'

It's the ninth day of competition at the Cannes Film Festival and teen heartthrob Robert Pattinson is starring in "Good Time", a crime thriller directed by brothers Josh and...

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