Francois Ozon

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Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots in Vivarium, the Irish film that premiered at Cannes on Saturday

Lorcan Finnegan’s Vivarium, an Irish science-fiction horror, has had its world premiere as part of International Critics Week at the Cannes film festi(...)

French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin with Pope Francis at the Vatican on  November 11th, 2016. Photograph: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images

A high-ranking French Catholic cleric, Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, was convicted on Thursday of failing to report allegations of sexual abuse in his d(...)

Israeli director Nadav Lapid holds his Golden Bear for best film for Synonymes at the   Berlinale film festival on Saturday. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli director Nadav Lapid’s film Synonyms, about an Israeli man who tries to suppress his origins after moving to Paris, starting with his own lang(...)

Archbishop of Lyon Cardinal Philippe Barbarin  in  court in Lyon, France where he is on trial charged with failing to report a priest who abused boy scouts in the 1980s and ’90s. Photograph: Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images

“I never sought to hide, much less to cover up, these horrible facts,” said Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, Archbishop of Lyon and Primate of the Gauls, o(...)

Toni Collette in Hereditary: its Grid of Shame confirms there is no drug use and sex/nudity is only Mild

Violence. Sex. Drugs. Swearing. Have I got your attention? That should win us this weekend’s clickbait war. If you’ve nothing better to do it’s worth(...)

Workers carry a FIFA World Cup trophy replica at a small factory in the outskirts of Shanghai, China in May 2018. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

This week, The Irish Times will publish our much-anticipated big summer preview. You can peruse all the titles that are going to biff the box office d(...)

Kristin Scott Thomas at the Cannes Film Festival in France last May. 'There are lots of films that I’m proud to have even been attached to,' she says. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

Kristin Scott Thomas sits down with a little theatrical shiver. The actor may have perfected glacial onscreen manners – think Fiona, the snooty friend(...)

Paula Beer plays Anna who lives with her finance’s parents after his death.

After her fiance’s death in the first World War, Anna (Paula Beer) continues to live with her husband-to-be’s devastated parents, Hans (Ernst Stötzner(...)

French director François Ozon: “We see Germany from the French perspective and France from the German perspective.” Photograph: Pablo Cuadra/Getty Images

Let us not avoid l’éléphant dans la pièce. François Ozon and I meet the day after the French presidential election. A sense of relief is palpable. “Y(...)

French new wave: François Ozon shooting his film Young & Beautiful

François Ozon first came to prominence in 1998, when Sitcom, his debut feature, won over critics and an international audience. The Paris-born film-ma(...)

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