Fri 27 Nov

How to Be a Good Wife

Cert. tbc

Festivals & Series

French Film Festival @ Home

La Bonne épouse

109 mins

FRA | 2020 | dir. Martin Provost with Juliette Binoche, Yolande Moreau, Noémie Lvovsky, Edouard Baer, François Berléand

Martin Provost (Seraphine) returns with a humorous and satirical take on solidarity and gender equality featuring a first class cast. Paulette Van Der Beck (Juliette Binoche) and her husband Robert (François Berléand) have been running the housekeeping school of Bitche in Alsace for many years. Having at heart to train teenage girls to become the perfect housewives. But the order of things comes tumbling down after the sudden death of Robert and as students start questioning their beliefs against the backdrop of the burgeoning May 68 nation-wide protests.

Fri 27 Nov 7.30pm

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Take part online at the French Film Festival from Friday 27 November to Friday 4 December with fff @ home, a platform releasing each day a French film available to watch online for 24 hours, in collaboration with Festival Scope.