Meet Gaël Morel and Finnegan Oldfield





Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances Sandrine Bonnaire will be unable to attend. 

Gaël Morel in conversation with Mary P. Noonan on Tuesday, March 6th at UCC - CACSSS Seminar Room, O'Rahilly Building from 4pm with the support of the UCC French Department.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a FREE event running on a first come first served basis.

sandrine bonair

Sandrine Bonnaire

Sandrine Bonnaire is a multi-award winning actress, screenwriter and director, who has appeared in more than 40 films. She made her screen debut at the age of 16 in Maurice Pialat’s To Our Loves (À nos amours, 1983) for which she won the César Award for Most Promising Actress. Her acting awards include the César Award for Best Actress in Agnès Varda’s Vagabond (Sans toit ni loi, 1985) and the Volpi Cup for Best Actress for La Cérémonie (1995).

Selected filmography includes:

Maurice Pialat’s Police (1985) and Under the Sun of Satan (Sous le soleil de Satan, 1987); André Téchiné’s The Innocents (Les Innocents, 1987); Claude Sautet’s A Few Days With Me (Quelques jours avec moi, 1988); Patrice Leconte’s Monsieur Hire (1989); Thick Skinned (Peaux de vaches, 1989); Raymond Depardon’s Captive of the Desert (La captive du désert, 1990); Jacques Rivette’s Joan the Maiden (Jeanne la pucelle, 1994); Claude Chabrol’s The Ceremony (La Cérémonie, 1995); Jacques Rivette’s Top Secret (Secret défense, 1998); Claude Chabrol’s The Color of Lies (Au cœur du mensonge, 1999); Est-Ouest (1999); Mademoiselle (2001); The Light (L’Équipier, 2004); Mark of an Angel (L’Empreinte de l’ange, 2008); Claude Lelouch’s Salaud, on t’aime ( 2014); The Final Lesson (La Dernière Leçon, 2015); Heaven Will Wait (Le Ciel attendra, 2016);  A Season in France (Une Saison en France, 2017) and Gaël Morel’s Catch the Wind (Prendre le large, 2017).

Sandrine has directed two documentaries-Her Name is Sabine (Elle s’appelle Sabine, 2007) and Faithful (2017); and one fiction, Maddened by His Absence (J’enrage de son absence, 2012).

Gael morel

Gaël Morel 

Gaël Morel is a film director, screenwriter and actor, born in Villefranche-sur-Saône, Rhône, France. 

He was brought to wide fame, earning much critical praise for his performance as François, in André Téchiné’s multi César-winning film Wild Reeds (Les Roseaux sauvages, 1994). As a screenwriter and director, he is known for Full Speed (À toute vitesse, 1996), 3 Dancing Slaves (Le Clan, 2004) and Après lui (2007).

Selected filmography includes:

● 2017 Catch the Wind (Prendre le large)
● 2011 Our Paradise (Notre paradis)
● 2008 New Wave (TV Movie)
● 2007 Après lui
● 2004 3 Dancing Slaves (Le Clan)
● 2002 Les chemins de l’oued
● 1999 Premières neiges (TV Movie)
● 1996 Full Speed (À toute vitesse)
● 1995 La vie à rebours (Short)

Don’t miss a Q&A with Sandrine Bonnaire
and Gaël Morel after the screening of Catch the Wind,
Mon 5th at 6.30pm / Gate Cinema

Notes by Marie-Pierre Richard

Finnegan Oldfield

Finnegan Oldfield

The Cork French film Festival is delighted that Finnegan Oldfield is coming to Cork for a Q&A after the screening of Reinventing Marvin on Wednesday the 7th at 6.30 pm.

Finnegan Oldfield is an English-French actor, born in Lewes, East Sussex. He appeared in more that thirty films since 2003.

He is nominated for Best Newcomer (Male) for Reinventing Marvin for the 2018 Césars Awards and was nominated for the Césars Awards for The Cowboys in 2015.

Selected filmography includes:

● Reinventing Marvin (Marvin ou la belle éducation, 2017)
● Nocturama (2016)
● A Woman's Life (Une vie, 2016)
● Bang Gang - A Modern Love Story (Bang Gang - Une histoire d'amour moderne, 2016)
● Heal the Living (Réparer les vivants, 2015)
● The Cowboys (Les Cowboys, 2015)
● The Wakhan Front (Ni le ciel, ni la terre, 2015)
● Geronimo (2013)
● Week-ends (2013)

A Q&A with Mr Finnegan Oldfield will be held after the screening of
Reinventing Marvin on Wednesday 7th at 6.30pm

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