The best of French cinema in Colombo | Daily News

The best of French cinema in Colombo

Bonjour cinema 2018 is now happening in Colombo. The next movie will be screening on February 28 at 7 pm. ‘Cezanne and Me’ by Daniele Thompson will be screening on that day. The French version with English subtitles will be screened at Empire Arcade, Independence Square. Entrance free.

Bonjour Cinema is a new concept of French film screenings in partnership with Ceylon Theaters and ARTRA Magazine, at Empire Cineplex, Majestic City and Alliance Française de Kotte.

The lineup of films for the next few months has been made and they include recently released and critical acclaimed award winners. Films for kids will be screened every month at 4.30 pm at Alliance française de Kotte.

‘Cezanne and Me’, the historical drama traces the lifelong friendship between two renowned 19th century French artistes – painter Paul Cézanne (Guillaume Gallienne) and writer Emile Zola (Guillaume Canet) – from their first meeting as schoolmates to their creative rivalry as fame and success continue to elude Cézanne. ‘Cézanne et moi’ stars Guillaume Canet, Guillaume Gallienne, Alice Pol, Déborah François and Sabine Azéma and it was named as one of four films on the shortlist for the French submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards.


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