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Betty Fisher and other stories (Betty Fisher et autres histoires)

Tuesday 10 January 2012 18:00-20:00

Institut Français d’Écosse

13 Randolph Crescent Edinburgh EH3 7TT

From January to March, the Institute presents a season of films in which women have the main role. Three films, three different women stories, dramas or comedies, and a common questioning about their place in Society.


Grieving after the death of her young son Joseph, novelist Betty Fisher (Kiberlain) enters a dark depression. Hoping to bring her out of it, her mother Margot (Nicole Garcia) arranges to kidnap another child, José, to replace the son Betty lost. Meanwhile, Jose’s mother Carole (Seigner) is looking for her son and takes part in a police hunt which draws towards a dramatic finale. A taut drama, adapted from a short story by Ruth Rendell.

Film in French with English subtitles
Claude Miller , 2001 (15)
101 mins
Cast : Sandrine Kiberlain, Nicole Garcia, Mathilde Seigner...

Admission Free

Coming up on Tuesday 7 February: ’Le Bal des Actrices’ by Maiwenn Le Besco, 2009

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