The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Les Neiges du Kilimandjaro) by Robert Guédiguian was only shown during Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in March in New York. Films on the Green offers you a rare opportunity to see this film for free at Washington Square next Friday!
It's FREE and shown in French with English Subtitles
THE SNOWS OF KILIMANJARO | LES NEIGES DU KILIMANDJARO
Directed by Robert Guédiguian (2011)
Not rated | Drama-Romance | 107 min
Starring Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Ariane Ascaride, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Anais Demoustier
Based on the poem Les Pauvres Gens from La Légende des Siècles by Victor Hugo, Lévy et Hetzel, 1859, France.
How Good are the Poor from The Legend of the Ages, published in the United States by Oxford University Press, 2004.
Despite losing his job, Michel lives happily with his wife Marie-Claire and their loving family and friends in Marseille. His happiness is shattered when he and his wife are robbed at gunpoint of their life savings by two mask-wearing thieves. The shock is even more devastating when they discover who the perpetuators are….
“[A] richly textured and hearty yet fable-like view of domestic intimacy and social conflict” –New Yorker
DATE: Friday June 8, 2012
LOCATION: Washington Square Park / screening under the arch
More information: http://www.newyorkinfrench.net/profiles/blogs/films-on-the-green-fe...
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Thanks Judy. It is indeed a beautiful film and we're not the only ones to think that:
Heads up! Last chance to catch one of the best unreleased movies of the year--FREE!
I saw this at Rendez-Vous. Really good film!
Merci Mourad. Le temps devrait être en notre faveur. A vendredi !
J'ai passé un très bon moment vendredi dernier à Central Park. Je serai à nouveau des votres (s'il ne pleut pas).