Cine Club Lulu Femme Nue

Thursday 26 November 2015 at 6.30pm at the Alliance Française  - St Kilda premises - BOOK NOW! 
Screening followed by a discussion in French or in English with our teacher, Vincent Hanon
Suitable for all student levels
Includes a glass of wine on arrival

$17 Full / $12 AFM Members and current students 
(please log in to apply the discount)
In French with English subtitles



Production companies
: Arturo Mio, Le Pacte

Cast: Karin Viard, Bouli Lanners, Claude Gensac, Pascal Demolon, Philippe Rebbot, Solene Rigot

Director: Solveig Anspach

Screenwriters: Solveig Anspach, Jean-Luc Gaget, based on the comic book by Etienne Davodeau


Synopsis:

Following a botched job interview, Lulu decides not to return home, leaving her husband and their three children in the lurch. She premeditated nothing, it all happened quite simply.

She steals a few days of freedom for herself, alone, on the coast with no other purpose in mind than to take full advantage of the moment, without feeling guilty about it.

On the way, she crosses paths with a variety of people who, like herself, are at the edge of the world: a strange guy protected by his brothers; an old woman who is bored to death; an employee hassled by her female boss..

Three decisive encounters that will help Lulu rediscover an old acquaintance she's not seen for years: herself.


About the director:

Sólveig Anspach, the award-winning Icelandic-French filmmaker, has died after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 54.

A prolific writer-director of feature films and documentaries, Anspach was honored at the Cannes Film Festival in 2001 for her Made in the USA, a searing exploration of an execution in Texas. Her Queen of Montreuil took home the Audience Award at the 2011 Reykjavik International Film Festival, and she won the best director award at the Ghent International Film Festival in 1999 for Haut les Coeurs!

 Perhaps her most well-known film here, the 1999 Haut les Coeurs!, won a César for its lead Karin Viard. It’s a quietly harrowing, deeply moving film about a woman who while pregnant discovers that she has breast cancer. Sadly, it was autobiographical.



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