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French Film Show Case (Cannes Film festival)
8:30 am Thursday May 15, 2014 to 8:00 pm Friday May 16, 2014
Alliance Francaise, Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal

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Alliance Française in Kathmandu
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French Film Show Case (Cannes Film festival)


8:30 am : Les 400 coups (The 400 Blows)
Directed by François Truffaut | France | 1959 | 99 min | Crime | Drama | Cast : Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy...

Intensely touching story of a misunderstood young adolescent who left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime. (Best Director & OCIC Award - Cannes Film festival 1959)

6 pm : Les neiges du Kilimandjaro (The Snows of Kilimandjaro)
Directed by Robert Guédiguian | France | 2011 | 90 min | Drama

A union pensioner and his wife are robbed, but find that merely getting the assailants brought to justice is not enough for their consciences. (Official nominated – Un Certain Regard Award - Cannes Film Festival 2011)


8:30 am : Camille redouble (Camille rewinds)
Directed by Noémie Lvosky | France | 2012 | 115 min | Comedy | Drama | Cast : Noémie Lvovsky, Yolande Moreau, Michel Vuillermoz, Denis Podalydès, Mathieu Amalric...

Camille was sixteen years-old when she met Eric. They fell madly in love and had a daughter... 25 years later: Eric is leaving Camille for a younger woman. That's New Year's Eve, and Camille suddenly finds herself back in her past. She is sixteen again and has returned to her parents, her girlfriends, her childhood... and Eric. Will she flee and try to change the course of their lives? Will she fall in love with him again, even though she knows how their story will end? (SACD Prize (Directors' Fortnight) – Cannes Film Festival 2012)

6 pm : L’Arbre (The Tree)
Directed by Julie Bertuccelli | France | Australia | Germany | Italy | 2010 | 100 min | Drama | Romance | Cast : Charlotte Gainsbourg, Morgana Davies, Marton Csokas...

After the sudden death of her father, 8-year-old Simone shares a secret with her mother Dawn. She’s convinced her father speaks to her through the leaves of her favourite tree and he’s come back to protect them.But the new bond between mother and daughter is threatened when Dawn starts a relationship with George, the plumber, called in to remove the tree’s troublesome roots.
As the branches of the tree start to infiltrate the house, the family is forced to make an agonising decision. But have they left it too late ? (Closing night film - Cannes Film Festival 2010)

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