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New Wave

The association Friends of Cinema, in collaboration with the French Institute of Cyprus, will screen 4 films to pay a tribute to the Nouvelle Vague (New Wave) a cinematic movement that took place in the history of French cinema in the late 50s. From 11 to 20 December 2017.

Venue: Cine Studio (University of Nicosia) - 9:00 PM (Except on Sunday: 8:00 PM) - Entrance free

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Please click on the picture of each film to watch the trailer

A bout de souffleBreathless (A Bout de Souffle)

Monday 11 December 2017

Director: Jean-Luc Godard (France 1960, 90’)

Actors: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger

Language: French, English, subtitles : Greek

Synopsis: A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.

Before the screening a brief introduction of the French New Wave (Nouvelle Vague) will be done by Costas Konstantinos, Assistant Professor of Cinematography at the University of Nicosia.

Les 400 coupsThe 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups)

Wednesday 13 December 2017

Director: François Truffaut   (France 1959, 88’)

Actors: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier

Language: French, subtitles : Greek

Synopsis: Moving story of a young boy who, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

Hiroshima mon amourHiroshima Mon Amour

Monday 18 December 2017

Director: Alain Resnais (France 1959, 90’)

Actors: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas

Language: French, Japanese, English, subtitles : Greek

Synopsis: A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.


Les cousinsLes Cousins

Wednesday 20 Decembre 2017

Director: Claude Chabrol (France 1959, 110’)

Actors: Gérard Blain, Jean-Claude Brialy, Juliette Mayniel

Language: French, German, subtitles: English

Synopsis: Charles is a young provincial coming up to Paris to study law. He shares his cousin Paul's flat. Paul is a kind of decadent boy, a disillusioned pleasure-seeker, always dragging along with other idles, while Charles is a plodding, naive and honest man. He fell in love with Florence, one of Paul's acquaintances. But how will Paul react to that attempt to build a real love relationship ?