The French Film Festival UK celebrates its 20th anniversary this year (8 - 30 November) with a programme bigger and stronger than ever before ! As a long standing supporter of ’La Fete du Cinema’ over the years, we are pleased to accompany this important edition with ’The Universe of Jacques Demy’ a season dedicated to the French director that will get you in the mood for the upcoming feast of French cinema!
Jean is a clerk in a bank. His colleague Caron is a gambler and gives him the virus. In the casinos, Jean meets Jackie (Jeanne Moreau). Their love affair will follow their luck at the roulette.
Second feature film of Jacques Demy, after Lola and before Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, La Baie des anges is a bitter account of seduction and burning love.
A film by Jacques Demy
1963, 90 mins
Cast: Jeanne Moreau, Claude Mann, Paul Guers...
In French with English subtitles
Screenings: Tuesday 30 October 6.30 pm / Wednesday 31 October 2.00 pm
The Universe of Jacques Demy
French Film Festival UK 2012
Now in its 20th year, the French Film Festival (8 - 30 November 2012) presents a wide spectrum of French-language cinema from major hits to cutting edge new directors and retrospectives at leading cinemas throughout the country.
Cities covered include London, Birmingham, Manchester, Warwick, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee and many more.
Read more about the 2012 programme on the FFF website.