“Le redoutable”, the new movie by Michel Hazanavicius, in Estonia on October 12

Award-winning French director Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist, OSS117...) is back with a new comedy on the life on Jean-Luc Godard.

Synopsis: During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later marries her.  

In Estonian cinemas on October 12th. Languages: French, English, with Estonian and Russian subtitles.

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Open house event in the French Institute!

December 13, 2017

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In November, the French Institute invites you to think digital

November 7, 2017 / November 30, 2017

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