Sun 7 Nov

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Classics, Festivals & Series

29th French Film Festival

Lumière d’été

112 mins

in French with EN subs

FRA |1942 | dir. Jean Grémillon, with Madeleine Renaud, Pierre Brasseur, Madeleine Robinson, Paul Bernard

A shimmering glass hotel at the top of a remote Provençal mountain provides the setting for a tragi-comic tapestry about an obsessive love pentangle. Scripted by Jacques Prévert and Pierre Laroche, the film was banned from cinemas for the duration of the Occupation for its dark portrayal of the hedonistic excesses of the ruling class. Today, it is often singled out as Jean Grémillon’s greatest achievement.

Sun 7 Nov 4.10pm

The film will be screened on a rare 35mm print

As part of the French Film festival UK

French Film Festival 2021

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Sun 07 Nov
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