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Close to Léo (Tout contre Léo)

Monday 14 November 2011 18:00-20:00

Institut français d’Écosse

13 Randolph Crescent Edinburgh EH3 7TT

The Breton director Christophe Honoré will be one of the guests of honour of the French Film Festival UK this year. To get ready before his visit to the Filmhouse on Saturday 19 November, and before the British release of his new film ’Beloved’, come to (re)discover Honoré’s great successes.

Leo is the eldest of four brothers, of whom Marcel, age 10, is the youngest. With their young parents, they are a happy and close-knit family. One evening, Marcel overhears the family discussing something about Leo that they wish to keep a secret from him. Although he yearns to know the truth, nobody can bring themselves to speak openly about it.

’A strikingly intimate drama...moving and poignant ’

by Christophe Honoré
Cast : Yaniss Lespert, Pierre Mignard, Marie Bunel...
2002, 90 mins
UK distributor: Peccadillo
French with English subtitles

Admission free

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