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French Films February 2018

Sunday 4 – LE TABLEAU
Animated Film by Jean-François Laguionie – 2011 – 78 min

For mysterious reasons, a Painter has left a work incomplete – causing conflict between the Toupins (Allduns), who are entirely painted, the Pafinis (Halfies), who lack a few colors, and the Reufs (Sketchies), who are only sketches. Toupins occupy the chateau, Pafinis are out in the gardens, and Reufs are treated as outcasts and hunted by the Toupins. Three friends, one of each class, go on a quest to find the artist so he can finish the piece and hopefully unite the people.

 

Sunday 11 – Vincent n’a pas d’écailles
by Thomas Salvador – 2014 – 78 min

Vincent is a quiet, unassuming man. Who happens to have superhuman powers when exposed to water. He lives a life that keeps him away from others for the most part. Then he meets a girl. Then his powers are discovered. And his life changes.

 

Sunday 18 – CAPRICE – With an introduction by Jean-François Bourgeot
by Emmanuel Mouret – 2015 – 100 min

An average guy meets an actress who is more beautiful than he could ever imagine. But then a pesky girl materializes to make his life a living hell. His perfect girlfriend now thinks that he is involved with this Caprice.

Sunday 25 – SUZANNEWith an introduction by Jean-François Bourgeot
by Katell Quillévéré – 2013 – 94 min

Following the death of her mother, Suzanne lives with her father and her sister whom she is inseparable from. Her life changes when she falls in love with Julien, a little thug who drives him in his drift. Follows the run, the prison, the crazy love she pursues to abandon everything behind her…