Paris Belongs to Us (Paris nous appartient)

  • Dir: Jacques Rivette

  • France, 1961, 140min

  • Cast: Betty Schneider, Giani Esposito, Françoise Prévost

A quintessential prelude to the French New Wave, whose very assemblage manages to capture a long moment in French lives of the artists and the bourgeoisie between World War II and a revolutionary future. Here Rivette, who spent three years constructing the film, weaves mysteries and fear into the ensemble with the offstage murder of a Spaniard and the presence of an American expatriate, both of whom intrigue the young literature student, Anne, who dominates the action while a production of Shakespeare stumbles on through the film. Meanwhile, Rivette also fills the film with cameos from those who would shape the New Wave with him: can you spot Claude Chabrol, Jean-Luc Godard and Jacques Demy?

 

10/7/2016(Sun) : Post-screening talk with Long Tin

 

Package Discount: 30% discount to each purchase of standard tickets of both Paris Belongs to Us and The Nun

Screening:

Note

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