Pauline at the Beach (Pauline à la plage)
Dir: Eric Rohmer
France, 1983, French, 95 min, DCP
Cast: Arielle Dombasle, Amanda Langlet, Pascal Greggory, Féodor Atkine
Translating the medieval quote in modern romance, Rohmer’s witty, effervescent comedy takes a vacation on the Normandy coast, while returning home with a Best Director kudos at Berlinale. Following her recently divorced cousin to spend the summer in the family beach house, 15-year-old Pauline watches her elders entangled in romantic games filled with jealousy and denial, as she emerges with a most valuable insight of what love and sex is all about. Equally inspiring is Rohmer’s ingenuity in adapting the stylistic rigor of classical repertory to contemporary mores, revealing the complications of ever-changing love.
Berlin International Film Festival: Silver Bear for Best Director and FIPRESCI Prize
Eric Rohmer’s Comedies and Proverbs
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
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- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- K11 Art House (Venue)
- EMP Cinemas iSQUARE (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Tai Kwun (Venue)
- MOViE MOViE (Venue)
- CINE FAN ONLINE
- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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