Singin in the Rain, théâtre du Châtelet

From Mickey Mouse to Modern Musicals: Interview with Jean-Luc Choplin

Jean-Luc Choplin still remembers the day in 2003 he learned that the directorship of the Théâtre du Châtelet was soon to become vacant. An old friend happened to be on the theatre’s board and thought Choplin would be perfect...

Jean-Marie Ancher: Three Decades at Taillevent

After 36 years, the director of the prestigious Paris restaurant has one more ambition: to win back its third star.

The Zen of Julie Delpy

Raised in Paris by theater actors, Julie Delpy followed the family tradition in her own way

Exclusive Interview: Marion Cotillard in “Gueule d’Ange”

No stranger to challenging roles, in her latest film Marion Cotillard plays a rudderless single mother running away from her responsibilities. She tells Lanie Goodman how she tackled the elusive character... Marion Cotillard is sitting...

Interview with Filmmaker Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

With more than 80 films to her name – including six she co-wrote and directed – it’s no wonder Valeria Bruni Tedeschi is a household name both in France and her native Italy. She...

Willy Ronis: The Master’s Moment

Our interview with the late great Willy Ronis
San Francisco and the Bay, as seen from the top of Twin Peaks

Interview with Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens, New Consul General of France in San Francisco

When Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens stepped off the plane in May to take the position of Consul General of France in San Francisco, he was fulfilling a dream. But it was his New Zealand friend, Nick,...

My France Favourites: Florence Derrick

Florence's love affair with all things French began in Paris, studying History of Art at the Sorbonne, working for a French publishing house and eating an ill-advised quantity of buttery croissants. She returned to England...

My France Favourites: Justin Postlethwaite

The sight of exotic French girls dancing at a school disco in 1985 (during a school twinning trip to Normandy) first piqued Justin Postlethwaite's fascination for all things French. Later, after graduating in French...

Yann Arthus Bertrand: Planet Home

With his first film, Home, the photographer aims to promote environmentalism worldwide.