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
Please click on the picture of each film to watch the trailer
Breathless (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.
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.
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.
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 ?