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Le bal des actrices

Tuesday 7 February 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.


The female filmmaker Maïwenn wants to make a documentary about actresses of all kinds: the popular ones, the unknown, the intellectuals, the comics and the forgotten... Filming absolutely everything, with or without their permission, the director will be pulled into the game and let herself be devoured by these women as fragile as they are manipulative....

Film in French with English subtitles
by Maïwenn Le Besco, 2009
105 min
Cast : Jeanne Balibar, Romane Bohringer, Julie Depardieu, Mélanie Doutey, Marina Foïs, Maiwenn, Charlotte Rampling, Muriel Robin, Karole Rocher, Karin Viard, Joey Starr, Nicolas Briançon...

Admission free

Coming up in March: ’Tout ce qui brille’ by Géraldine Nakache and Hervé Mimran, 2009

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