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Institut Francais du Royaume-Uni

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December 2017

Happy End

December 1 | 6:30 pm - December 18 | 8:40 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Film Screening in French and English with English subtitles. Duration: 108 mins FRA/AUT/DEU | 2017 | dir. Michael Haneke, with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Isabelle Huppert, Mathieu Kassovitz Master auteur Michael Haneke (Amour, The White Ribbon, Hidden) returns with a biting satire on bourgeois family values set in the shadow of the European refugee crisis, and featuring a cast of top acting talents. When her mother falls ill under mysterious circumstances, young Eve is sent to live with her estranged relatives in…

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£10 - £12

Jean de Florette

December 4, 2017 | 6:30 pm - January 3, 2018 | 3:30 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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121 mins in French with EN subs FRA/CHE/ITA | 1986 | dir. Claude Berri, with Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Yves Montand In the mid-20s, hunchback tax collector Jean Cadoret inherits a farm in Provence. The map shows a valuable spring on his land, but his neighbours, the cunning Soubeyrans, have stopped it up. For a while Jean de Florette and its sequel, Manon des sources, were the most successful foreign films in British box-office history, and deservedly so. A two-part adaptation of Marcel…

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£3 - £5

French Literature Reading Group

December 7, 2017 | 7:00 pm - January 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Join us for a literary discussion with a little French twist in a brand new season of discussing and reviewing French literature. Thu 7 Dec | Boussole (Compass) – Mathias Enard Thu 18 Jan | Au revoir là-haut (The Great Swindle) – Pierre Lemaitre Thu 8 Feb | Vernon Subutex 1 – Virginie Despentes Thu 15 March | Le voyage d’Octavio (Octavio’s Journey) – Miguel Bonnefoy Thu 19 April | Bel Ami – Guy de Maupassant Thu 10 May | Réparer les vivants (Mend the Living) – Maylis de Kerangal Thu 14 June | Le météorologue (Stalin’s Meteorologist) – Olivier Rolin…

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Gauguin

December 12, 2017 | 6:30 pm - January 11, 2018 | 8:40 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Film screening in French with EN subs. Duration:102 mins FRA | 2017 | dir. Edouard Deluc, with Vincent Cassel, Pernille Bergendorff, Tuheï Adams 1891. Gauguin has exiled himself to Tahiti. He wants to rediscover his painting, as a free, wild man, far from the moral, political, and aesthetic codes of civilised Europe. Going deeper into the jungle, coping with solitude, poverty, and sickness, he makes the encounter of Tehura, who will become his wife, and the subject of his greatest…

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£7

C’est Noël!

December 16
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Join us on Saturday 16 December at the Institut français from 11am for a special Christmas celebration! The day will be packed with cultural delights and fun. Our storytelling sessions for babies and kids will recreate the magic of a wonderful winter holiday. Not to mention a very festive screening of the enchanting L’Hiver féérique and the good old classic, L’Enfant au grelot! But the party would fall short without a magnificent Christmas tree, gifts galore and… our beloved Santa…

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January 2018
£7 - £9

It’s Only The End of the World

January 5, 2018 | 6:15 pm - January 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Film Screening in French with EN subs. Duration: 95 mins FRA/CAN | 2016 | dir. Xavier Dolan, with Gaspard Ulliel, Nathalie Baye, Marion Cotillard, Léa Seydoux, Vincent Cassel French-Canadian prodigy Xavier Dolan assembles some of the greatest French acting talents for his dazzling 6th film which won him the Grand Prix at Cannes last year. After 12 years of absence, a writer (Gaspard Ulliel) goes back to his hometown, planning on announcing his upcoming death to his family. Tense and…

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£10 - £12

The Salesman

January 6, 2018 | 4:00 pm - January 14, 2018 | 8:45 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Foroushandeh 125 mins in Farsi with EN subs IRN/FRA | 2016 | dir. Asghar Farhadi, with Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi Tari, Mina Sadati In Tehran, Emad and Rana, a married couple, are forced to move out of their apartment which threatens to collapse sooner than later. They quickly find a new flat, but when an incident having to do with the previous tenant occurs, their life is turned upside down. Asghar Farhadi’s latest film, The Salesman won the…

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£7 - £9

In Between

January 7, 2018 | 6:30 pm - January 15, 2018 | 8:40 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Film Screening of Bar Bahar in Hebrew & Arabic with EN subs. Duration: 102 mins PSE/ISR/FRA | 2016 | dir. Maysaloun Hamoud, with Mouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, Shaden Kanboura Winner of the Young Talents Award in the Women in Motion selection in Cannes this year, In Between follows the lives of three strong, independent minded Israeli- Palestinian women sharing an apartment in Tel Aviv. Away from the constraints of their families and enforced tradition, they find themselves ‘in between’ the free and unfettered…

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