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The colour of lies (Au coeur du mensonge)

Thursday 10 November 2011 18:00-20:00

Institut français d’Écosse

13 Randolph Crescent Edinburgh EH3 7TT

To celebrate the French Film Festival UK 2011 and the end of the Brittany-Scotland year, we invite you for a special restrospective of French director Claude Chabrol’s films.

‘Chabrol en Bretagne’ is a 3 films cycle focusing on Brittany, region that Chabrol was particularly inspired by and where he shot half a dozen of his films. Supplemented by an exclusive documentary where the master reveals some parts of his mystery, this retrospective is a tribute both to the director and to the gorgeous Breton landscapes.

Fredérique Lesage, young female superintendant has just arrived in Brittany when a little girl is found strangled on the beach. The first suspect is René, a drawing teacher who is the last person to have seen her. Him and his wife, Viviane are well integrated in the village but they are not natives. Rumours about René are spreading fast, and his wife is charmed by the influential and successful writer Germain-Roland Desnos...

by Claude Chabrol
Cast : Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacques Gamblin, Antoine de Caunes, Bulle Ogier...
1998, 113 mins
UK Distributor: CineFile
In French (no subtitles)
Admission free

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