The Friends of Cinema association,in collaboration with the French Institute of Cyprus, will project, in the framework of the French Cinema Week,five French films with Greek subtitles. 26/09 - 310 2018.
Cine Studio (University of Nicosia) - 9:00 pm (except on Sunday: 8:00 pm) - Entrance free
The Aquatic Effect
Wednesday 26 September 2018
Directors: Sólveig Anspach, Jean-Luc Gaget (France, 2016, 83’)
Actors: Samir Guesmi, Florence Loiret Caille, Didda Jónsdóttir
Synopsis: Samir falls in love with Agathe, a swimming-instructor. To seduce her he pretends he doesn’t know how to swim so she can teach him.
Friday 28 September 2018
Director: Jean Renoir (France, 1955, 102’)
Actors : Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, María Félix
Synopsis: Henri Danglard, proprietor of the fashionable cafe ’Le Paravent Chinois’ featuring his mistress, belly dancer Lola, goes slumming in Montmarte (circa 1890) where the then-old-fashioned cancan is still danced. There, he conceives the idea of reviving the cancan as the feature of a new, more popular establishment...and meets Nini, a laundress and natural dancer, whom he hopes to star in his new show. But a tangled maze of jealousies intervenes...
Sunday 30 September 2018
Director: Martin Provost (France,Belgique 2013, 130’)
Actors: Emmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain, Olivier Gourmet
Synopsis: Violette Leduc, born a bastard at the beginning of last century, meets Simone de Beauvoir in the years after the war in St-Germain-des-Prés. Then begins an intense relationship between the two women that will last throughout their lives, relationship based on the quest for freedom by writing to Violet and conviction for Simone to have in their hands the fate of an extraordinary writer.
Monday 1st October 2018
Director: Justine Triet (France, 2016, 97’)
Actors: Virginie Efira, Vincent Lacoste, Melvil Poupaud
Synopsis: Victoria is a thirty-something divorced lawyer who’s struggling to raise her two daughters. She is canny and cynical but on the verge of an emotional breakdown. At a friend’s wedding she reconnects with Vincent, an old friend, and Sam, an old client. Her life is about to take a new turn.
Wednesday 3 October 2018
Director: Léa Fazer (France, 2014, 81’)
Actors: Pio Marmaï, Michael Lonsdale, Déborah François
Synopsis: Henry, a young actor, finds himself involved in a film by cinema superstar, Cédric Rovere. Charmed by his benevolence, feelings hitherto unknown are aroused, while Rovere, intrigued by Henry’s dream, lives this shoot as an unexpected gift.