CLOSING NIGHT 2018

One screening only!

The 29th Alliance Française French Film Festival in Melbourne will close this year on the 27 th of March with its big Closing Night at The Astor Theatre(*), screening:


50 is the new 30

Enjoy a glass of French wine with some cheese & charcuterie on arrival,
followed by film screening.


Buy your tickets here!

 


 
 

France
2017 / Comedy, Romance
Running time : 1h35
Director : Valérie Lemercier
Starring : Valérie Lemercier, Hélène Vincent, Patrick Timsit, Denis Podalydès

What better way to finish a festival than with the delivery of a brand new bundle of joy and laughter ? Director, screenwriter and actress, the multi-talented Valérie Lemercier (Palais Royale, 2005; Les Visiteurs, 1993) takes on the central role of Marie-Francine in 50 Is the New 30; a romantic comedy in the purest sense of the genre about a woman hitting an awkward life juncture at age 50.

Synopsis

Even though Marie-Francine’s husband (Denis Podalydès) is a bore, the last thing she needs is to be kicked to the curb for a younger woman in the same week as being downsized out of her job as a chemical researcher. But that is exactly what happens. And her ‘solution’ to the problem is to move in with her overbearing parents and then act on their encouragement to open an e-cigarette boutique.

A Portuguese fado score foreshadows the arrival of chef Miguel, played by Patrick Timsit with the requisite charm of cinema’s best love interests. Marie-Francine discovers he harbours some embarrassing secrets of his own but, still, Miguel might be the perfect someone to help Marie-Francine lift her sagging spirit.



 

(*) The Astor Theatre,
Cnr of Dandenong Road & Chapel St
ST KILDA
See parking information.


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