Soirée Cinéma: “La tête en friche” – My Afternoons with Margueritte

august, 2017

11aug7:00 pm- 9:30 pmSoirée Cinéma: "La tête en friche" - My Afternoons with Margueritte

Event Details

Join us for our August Soirée Cinéma where we’ll show the 2010 comedy/drama La tête en friche – My Afternoons with Margueritte.

Directed by Jean Becker, the film features Gérard Depardieu, Gisèle Casadesus, and Maurane.

The film will be presented in French with English subtitles, with a discussion following the film. Please bring snacks to share. Reservations are not required, but come early to ensure a seat!

This is a free event for members and their guests, but donations are highly appreciated to support the Ciné-Club and continue building our video library collection.

Description:

My Afternoons with Margueritte is the story of life’s random encounters. In a small French town, Germain, a nearly illiterate man in his 50’s and considered to be the village idiot by his friends at the local bistro, takes a walk to the park one day and happens to sit beside Marguerite, a little old lady who is reading excerpts from her novel aloud. She’s articulate, highly intelligent and frail. Between Germain and Margueritte, there are 40 years and 200 pounds difference. Germain is lured by Margueritte’s passion for life and the magic of literature from which he has always felt excluded… (rottentomatoes.com)

 

 

Time

(Friday) 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

Alliance Française de Sacramento

2420 N Street, Sacramento CA 95816

Organizer

Alliance Française de Sacramento

afsacramento.org