François Lepic, called “Poil de carotte” because of his ginger hair, grows up between a cruel mother and an indifferent father. Hated by his family, he uses his craftiness everyday against the repeated humiliations and the maternal rejection.
A classic of French cinema introduced by University of Edinburgh’s Martine Pierquin (Tuesday’s screening only).
Director: Julien Duvivier
With: Robert Lynen, Harry Baur, Catherine Fonteney...
In French with English subtitles
Please book in advance: 0131 225 5366 or info ifecosse.org.uk
You might also want to check out the Glasgow Film Festival
The Glasgow Film Festival 2016 programme features three of Julien Duvivier’s most enduring films La fin du jour, Panique, and La Belle Equipe, you might want to check it out too!
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