Movie of the month (May 2017)

In May 2017 we chose a movie for you:

“Sarah’s Key”

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Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Based on: Elle s’appelait Sarah, Tatiana de Rosnay
Starring:  Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot
Year: 2010
Running time: 111 min

Plot: Sarah’s Key tells the story of two people: Sarah, a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel d’Hiv Roundup in 1942, and Julia, a middle-aged woman who writes an article in a modern-days Paris. The story is about the particular remote connection between their lives in France: at the beginning of the novel, the chapters alternate between the two separate lives of Sarah and Julia, and there will be an unexpected end! 

Movie of the month (April 2017)

In April 2017 we chose a movie for you:

“The Hours”

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Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Based on: The Hours by M.Cunningham
Starring: M.Streep, J.Moore, N.Kidman
Year: 2002
Running time: 114 min
Awards:  nine Academy Award nominations (including Best Picture), and a win for Nicole Kidman as Best Actress.

Plot: The plot focuses on three women of different generations whose lives are interconnected by the novel Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf. These are Clarissa Vaughan (Streep); Laura Brown (Moore); and Virginia Woolf (Kidman) herself in 1920s England, who is struggling with depression and mental illness while trying to write her novel.

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