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Jean-Claude Carrière: Writing the Impossible, La Piscine

June 9, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Jacques Deray, 1969. Color. 120 min. 35mm.
With Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet, Jane Birkin
In French and English with English subtitles.

Jean-Paul and Marianne seem to be living the dream in their villa outside of Saint Tropez. When Marianne’s ex and his beautiful 18-year-old daughter arrive, blissful days lounging by the pool start to intensify with sexual tension in this restrained thriller.

“The pool … is a primordial swamp of desire”—The Guardian


June 9, 2015
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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French Institute, Alliance Française
55 East 59th Street
New York, New York 10022

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