Mona Achache is shooting Cœurs vaillants - Production / Funding - France/Belgium

Mona Achache is shooting Cœurs vaillants - Production / Funding - France/Belgium Camille Cottin, Swann Arlaud, Patrick d’Assumçao and Anne-Lise Heimburger star in the cast of this Les Films du Cap production set to be sold by Other Angle Pictures. Since 29 July, shooting has been ...

France's Cnc grants an advance on earnings to Katell Quillévéré’s Le temps d’aimer - Production / Funding - France

The Cnc is also throwing its weight behind films put forward by Ursula Meier, Robert Guédiguian, Philippe Faucon, Tony Gatlif, Mona Achache and the duo composed of Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup ...

Les Gazelles | 2015 My French Film Festival Review

Girls Just Wanna Have: Achache’s Breezy Sophomore Feature After adapting Muriel Barbery’s celebrated novel The Hedgehog for her 2009 debut, director Mona Achache returns with her latest feature, ...

Other Angle runs with Achache’s Gazelles

Other Angle runs with Achache’s Gazelles Exclusive: Paris-based Other Angle also adds sales on heist caper The Last Diamond. Paris-based Other Angle has picked up sales on Mona Achache’s romantic comedy Les Gazelles, about a 30-year-old ...

Blu-ray, DVD Release: The Hedgehog

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: June 12, 2012 Price: DVD $29.98, Blu-ray $34.98 Studio: Neoclassic Films Movies with heart always have a place on our shelves, and The Hedgehog has plenty. The foreign ...

Blu-ray, DVD Release: The Hedgehog

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: June 12, 2012 Price: DVD $29.98, Blu-ray $34.98 Studio: NeoClassics Films Josiane Balasko ponders Tolstoy as she lounges with her cat in The Hedgehog. Josiane Balasko ...

Nicholas' Top 20 of 2011: Picks 10-1

10) The Hedgehog The debut of director Mona Achache, The Hedgehog, based on a popular French novel, centers on Paloma (Garance Le Guillermic), an 11 year old girl that, fed up with her world, has ...

Nicholas' Top 20 of 2011: Picks 20-11

Not unlike other years, 2011 had its share of particular titles that dominated cinematic conversations (though I don’t recall ever having had more conversations about a new film than The Tree of ...

Daily Briefing. New Cineaste, New Best-of-2011 Lists

Too bad the critical symposium in the new, Winter 2012 issue of Cineaste isn't online. Participants evidently include Gianni Amelio, Olivier Assayas, Costa-Gavras, Robert Greenwald, and Sally Potter, ...

This Week In Trailers: Among Us, Dark Girls, Carré blanc, The Hedgehog, Headhunters, Eye Of The Storm

This Week In Trailers: Among Us, Dark Girls, Carré blanc, The Hedgehog, Headhunters, Eye Of The Storm Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, ...

The Hedgehog – review

Based on a bestselling novel by the Moroccan-born French novelist Muriel Barbery, Mona Achache's debut as writer-director looks at a hypocritical adult world through the eyes of the lonely, precocious ...

This week's new films

Kill List (18) (Ben Wheatley, 2011, UK) Neil Maskell, MyAnna Buring, Michael Smiley, Emma Fryer. 95 mins Who knew there was a missing link between Mike Leigh, Andy McNab and The Wicker Man? That's ...

The Hedgehog Movie Review

The Hedgehog Movie Review Title: The Hedgehog Director: Mona Achache Starring: Garance Le Guillermic, Josiane Balasko, Togo Igawa Somewhere, no doubt, adult film actor and shameless publicity whore Ron Jeremy is kicking ...

Weekly Film Music Roundup (August 19, 2011)

Four new movies are opening wide this weekend: Opening in almost 3000 theaters is the horror comedy Fright Night directed by Craig Gillespie and starring Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Christopher ...

French Actress Josiane Balasko on Why ‘The Hedgehog’ Isn’t ‘Pretty Woman’

French Actress Josiane Balasko on Why ‘The Hedgehog’ Isn’t ‘Pretty Woman’ Everett Josiane Balasko in “The Hedgehog” To play the part of Renée Michel, actress Josiane Balasko shaved her eyebrows off and wore a nappy wig. She was restricted to the palette of brown, black and ...

The Hedgehog Movie Review

NeoClassics Films At the ripe, old age of nearly twelve, Paloma (Garance Le Guillermic) has decided that life is futile, and riddled with ridiculous hypocrisy, and she's decided to opt out. What's ...

HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 50 Pairs of Passes to ‘The Hedgehog’ at Chicago French Film Festival

Chicago – In our special French film festival edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 50 admit-two passes up for grabs to the Chicago showing of the film “The Hedgehog” at the closing ...

Film News: Music Box Theatre to Debut Chicago French Film Festival

Chicago – For the first time, a foreign film festival in Chicago will focus solely on the latest and greatest works from France. On July 22nd, the Music Box Theatre will kick off its three-day ...

The Hedgehog Movie Review

The Hedgehog Movie Review Title: The Hedgehog (Le Herisson) Directed By: Mona Achache Written By: Mona Achache, from Muriel Barbery’s novel “The Elegance of the Hedgehog” Cast: Josiane Balasko, Garance Le Guillermic, Togo ...

The Hedgehog Joins "The Collective" Line-up

A fifth movie has been added to The Collective's already impressive summer line-up. The French film The Hedgehog (Le hérisson) will be looking at a release date of August 5th Stateside and will be ...

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