Billed as a French version of the British political parody The Thick of It, The French Minister (titled Quai d'Orsay in France) is the story of a young speechwriter working for the French foreign minister. According to Wikipedia, the character of the foreign minister is based on Dominique de Villepin, who was President Chirac's chief diplomat from 2002 to 2004.

The film is screening in Melbourne from 17 July.