French Movie Night - Jules et Jim 

Wednesday 27th September at 7.30pm – 1h45 - free entrance.

In French with English subtitles. Free drinks, French crêpe for 2 F$

French romance and drama directed by François Truffaut, 1962. Starring Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner and Henri Serré.

On this month of September, we pay tribute to Jeanne Moreau, one the greatest French actresses, who passed away on 31st July this year. We present three of the best movies she played in, La Baie des anges (6th September), Ascenseur pour l’échafaud (13th September) and Jules et Jim (27th September).

Jeanne Moreau (1928-2017), a French actress, singer, screenwriter and movie director, played in more than 130 movies, among them Ascenseur pour l'échafaud, Les Amants, Moderato cantabile, Eva, Le Journal d'une femme de chambre, Viva María!, La mariée était en noir, La Vieille qui marchait dans la mer... and collaborated with some of the best movie makers like Luis Buñuel, Theo Angelopoulos, Wim Wenders, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Michelangelo Antonioni, Joseph Losey, Orson Welles, François Truffaut, Louis Malle, André Téchiné or Bertrand Blier. She won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for Seven Days... Seven Nights (1960), the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress for Viva Maria! (1965), and the César Award for Best Actress for The Old Lady Who Walked in the Sea (1992). She was also the recipient of several lifetime awards, including a BAFTA Fellowship in 1996.

Summary :
In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim.

Résumé :
Paris, dans les années 1900 : Jules, autrichien, et Jim, français, deux amis artistes, sont épris de la même femme, Catherine. C'est Jules qui épouse Catherine. La guerre les sépare. Ils se retrouvent en 1918. Catherine n'aime plus Jules et tombe amoureuse de Jim.

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