This rendez-vous devoted to the comedies -the only one in France – is the opportunity of a sneak preview of the films expected throughout the year. A “little stressed”, but enthusiastic, Alexandra Lamy is pleased to be the president after his accomplice Franck Dubosc in 2018. The actress of All up , the first feature film of comedian, will be surrounded by Rayane Bensetti, sacred to the festival in 2018 with The Final where he gave the reply to Thierry Lhermitte, Rossy de Palma, Anne Marivin ( Bienvenue chez les Ch tis ) and Eric Elmosnino, unforgettable hero of Gainsbourg, heroic life (César of the best actor, 2011).

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jurors will have to decide between the eight feature films in competition, including the one proposed in the opening which sees the return of Mohamed Hamidi. The director had triumphed with The Cow co-produced and played by Jamel Debouzze (Grand prix, audience award and interpretation award for Fatsah Bouyahmed in 2016). This time, the filmmaker will so far everything is going well with Gilles Lellouche in the owner of a communication agency in paris trendy moved to la Courneuve to escape the taxman and Malik Bentalha in the skin of a young suburban.

Lisa Azuelos returns, it is 16 January, with My baby on the fused relationship between a mother and her daughter, and a distribution of four stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Thaïs Alessandrin, Patrick Chesnais, Yvan Attal, Victor Belmondo, the grandson of Jean-Paul Belmondo. Cécile de France, Audrey Lamy and Yolande Moreau will be present on the 17th of January to defend Rebel by Allan Mauduit, where they lend their traits to the workers of a canning factory. On the same day, Guillaume De Tonquédec, Léa Drucker, and Lionel Abelanski will defend Roxane of Melanie Auffrey, more than a nod to Cyrano de Bergerac in the countryside.

Out-of-competition, for the “meeting of the president”, Alexandra Lamy wanted to show the new comedy by Eric Lavaine, with which she had turned Return to my mother’s house in 2016:in Chamboultout , she plays the wife of José Garcia became blind after an accident (January 17). In “special meeting” , fans of Philippe Lacheau ( Baby sitting 1 and 2 ) discovering his new feature film, Nicky Larson and scent of Eros . With himself in the role of a body guard and private detective “outstanding” (January 18).

A program enticing that will encourage directors, screenwriters and actors to make hard choices between meeting projections, and tracks.