Sun 19 Sept - Sun 12 Dec

Jean-Paul Belmondo Le Magnifique

Festivals & Series

Farewell Bébel…

The Institut français pays homage to Belmondo le Magnifique, the “epitome of Gallic cool”, with a talk with Pr. Ginette Vincendeau, Jean-Paul Belmondo: The Face of the New Wave and the Body of Popular Cinema, and a selection of films representative of his impressive acting range.

An icon of French cinema and the New Wave since he appeared in Jean-Luc Godard’s cult film Breathless alongside Jean Seberg, Jean-Paul Belmondo, nicknamed ‘Bébel’ by the French audience, has passed.

In a career spanning over 6 decades, he has worked with the likes of Jean-Pierre Melville, Louis Malle and François Truffaut, and shared the screen with Brigitte Bardot, Anna Karina, Catherine Deneuve and Sophia Loren, to name but a few.

Let’s remember his elegance, panache and immense talent, with this special tribute season.

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Bookings

Breathless

Thu 23 Sept
Fri 24 Sept
Sun 26 Sept

Léon Morin, prêtre

Mon 18 Oct
Sun 24 Oct

L’Homme de Rio

Mon 01 Nov
Thu 25 Nov

Pierrot le fou

Thu 25 Nov
Sat 27 Nov
Mon 06 Dec

Le Professionnel

Mon 06 Dec
Sun 12 Dec