Orange Cinema Series is a premium partner of the Alpe d’Huez International Comedy Film Festival, which will be held January 17- 22, 2012.
The jury of this 15th edition will be headed by Gilles Lellouche, who will be accompanied by the following movie and entertainment celebrities to help him select this year’s best comedy film: Muriel Robin, Alice Taglioni, Virginie Efira, Jean-Paul Rouve and Clément Sibony (Famous French actors)
The Orange live blog will be on location to offer its reviews of the films as well as reports on the Festival’s behind-the-scenes happenings. All our reporting will be done in the spirit of the event: humour, entertainment and occasional irreverence will prevail. So if you want to laugh with us, don’t miss out!
An Official Selection and Out-of-Competition Films
Screenings will be held throughout the week and a selection of films will be previewed in France. In total, eight feature-length films and 11 shorts will be competing for prizes and four features and two shorts will be shown outside of the competition. There’s plenty to see and keep you in stitches.
The festival is open to all, so if you’re in Alpe d’Huez, be sure to attend the screenings. See the official selection on the Festival’s website, which will give you a preview of the laughs to come.
Here in the newsroom, we’ve already spotted Starbuck, a Canadian film directed by Ken Scott, which tells the story of David Wosniak, a perpetual 42-year-old adolescent who discovers that, as a sperm donor, he has fathered 533 children who are determined to find him at the very moment his girlfriend is pregnant with their child. Watch the film’s hilarious trailer below:
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