Vietnam to get Panorama of French Cinema

Unifrance to take six titles on tour for second edition

PARIS -- Unifrance will take a taste of France to Vietnam when the second Panorama of French Cinema kicks off there Monday.

The French film promotion organization will premiere six Gallic titles and bring famous French faces to town to promote that country's cinema, Unifrance said Thursday.

Emmanuelle Beart will present the comedy "Disco" alongside the film's director, Fabien Ontiente. Unifrance vp Eric Neve, UGC International's Adeline Falampin and Roland Husson, international director of France's state film body the CNC, also will be in attendance.

This year's selection of films includes Francois Desagnat and Thomas Sorriaux's "15 ans et demi," Eric Besnard's "Cash," Guillaume Ivernel and Arthur Qwak's "Dragon Hunters," Jean-Paul Salome's "Female Agents" and Jean-Patrick Benes and Allan Mauduit's "Vilaine."

The event, in partnership with Megastar cinemas, will be held in Hanoi from Monday-Wednesday; in Ho Chi Minh City from Wednesday-Oct. 24; in Da-Nang from Oct. 27-28; and in Haiphong from Oct. 29-30.