|Directed by||Alexander Sokurov|
|Written by||Alexander Sokurov|
|Starring||Louis-Do de Lencquesaing|
Francofonia is a 2015 internationally co-produced drama film directed by Alexander Sokurov. It was screened in the main competition section of the 72nd Venice International Film Festival and in the Masters section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. Variety defined it as a "dense, enriching meditation on the Louvre and specifically (but not exclusively) the museum’s status during WWII".
Among the works of art referenced in the film are:
- Louis-Do de Lencquesaing as Jacques Jaujard
- Vincent Nemeth as Napoléon Bonaparte
- Benjamin Utzerath as Franz von Wolff-Metternich
- Johanna Korthals Altes as Marianne
|Award||Category||Recipients and nominees||Result|
|72nd Venice International Film Festival||Golden Lion||Alexander Sokurov||Nominated|
|Mimmo Rotella Award||Alexander Sokurov||Won|
|Green Drop Award||Alexander Sokurov||Nominated|
- "Francofonia Press Kit" (PDF). Films We Like. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
- "Venice Film Review: 'Francofonia'". Variety. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
- "Venice Film Festival: Lido Lineup Builds Awards Season Buzz – Full List". Deadline. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
- "Venice Fest Reveals Robust Lineup Featuring Hollywood Stars and International Auteurs". Variety. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
- "Toronto Film Festival Adds 60+ Titles". IndieWire. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
- "Francofonia Review".
- "War Paint". The Moscow Times.
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