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Costa-Gavras : L’aveu

Tuesday 15 October 2019 18:45-21:00

In October and November 2019, the Institut français d’Ecosse will be screening 4 films of the film Greek-French director Costa-Gavras.
These events are free, but for members only. We invite you to book early and if you are not yet a member of the Institut français d’Ecosse, we invite you to join. The film this week is L’aveu.

Anton Ludvik, aka Gerard, is vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia. He realizes he is watched and followed. One day, he is arrested and put into jail, in solitary confinement. We are shown the mental tortures during the investigation and how a faithful top-ranking civil servant is made to confess to treason. Based on the true story of Czechoslovakian communist Artur London.

Starring Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Gabriele Ferzetti

L’aveu (dir. Costa-Gavras | 1970 | 2h19min)
Tuesday, 15 October | 6:45pm
Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard
In French with English subtitles

Institut français d’Ecosse
Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard
West Parliament Square
Edinburgh EH1 1RF

Access Details
The Institut français d’Ecosse and the Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard are fully accessible with step-free access available at West Parliament Square and George IV Bridge.

This event is free for members, but booking is strongly recommended.
Book directly online or contact us at 0131 285 6030 or ifecosse.edimbourg-cslt @diplomatie.gouv.fr

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