Wed 11 - Fri 13 Nov

Notre Dame

Cert. 15

Festivals & Series

Women Shaping The World, 28th French Film Festival

88 mins

FRA | 2020 | dir. Valérie Donzelli with Valérie Donzelli, Pierre Deladonchamps, Thomas Scimeca, Bouli Lanners, Virginie Ledoyen, Isabelle Candelier

“A crackling and offbeat comedy that transforms sadness into shared joy”. Cineuropa

Maud Crayon (Valérie Donzelli), a single mother and struggling architect, wins a competition to redesign the esplanade in front of Notre Dame. What should be a career-defining opportunity, however, only brings more drama when the project becomes a media scandal. Juggling professional challenges with the complications presented by her ex-fiancé, Bacchus (Pierre Deladonchamps), Maud’s quest to find a sense of balance is easier said than done. Shot just before the Notre-Dame shocking blaze, this light-hearted comedy is also a love letter to both Paris and one of its most famous landmarks.

The screening will be introduced by Notre Dame’s score composer Philippe Jakko

Wed 11 Nov 6.30pm
Fri 13 Nov 8.30pm

women shaping the world


Wed 11 Nov
Ciné Lumière
Fri 13 Nov
Ciné Lumière II