Council Chamber / Salle du Conseil
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Thursday 29 September at 20:30

Fried Green Tomatoes

By/de : Jon Avnet (USA, 1991)  130 min
With/avec: K. Bates, J. Tandy,
M. Stuart Masterson, M.L. Parker

Evelyn Couch is having trouble in her marriage, and no one seems to take her seriously. While in a nursing home visiting relatives, she meets Ninny Threadgoode, an outgoing old woman, who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode, a young woman in 1920’s Alabama. Through Idgie’s inspiring life, Evelyn learns to be more assertive and builds a lasting friendship of her own with Ninny.

Original version English, V.O. anglaise

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Thursday 6 October at 20:30

La faute à Fidel
(Blame it on Fidel)

By/de : Julie Gavras (France, 2006) 99 min
With/avec: N. Kervel-Bey, J. Depardieu, S. Accorsi

Hello, my name is Anna and I am nine years old. I wish you had known me before - I mean before my aunt Marga and my cousin Pilar came to my parents’ house.  I was such a happy little girl. Before their coming life was a bed of roses. Of course my little brother could be a pain in the neck - but there was that wonderful big house, there was my Cuban-born nanny who cooked so well, there was the bath before dinner, not to mention this wonderful catechism class at the catholic school. But they did come, those Spanish intruders. And now never heard before names like “Franco”, “Allende”, “Women’s Lib”, the lot, have got into my life. Daddy and Mummy have suddenly become “communists”, although this is a term that my grandparents from Bordeaux just hate...

Original version French; English subtitles
V.O. française, sous-titrée en anglais

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