Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2017
Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2017
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"ELECTRIFYING. A SPIRITED, FULLY COMMITTED PORTRAYAL THAT ALLOWS YOU TO OBSERVE A QUINTESSENTIAL ARTIST FROM THE OUTSIDE IN." - THE FILM STAGE
Film Category
  • THE DANCER
  • THE DANCER
  • THE DANCER
  • THE DANCER
  • THE DANCER

THE DANCER

 LA DANSEUSE

FRANCE, BELGIUM, CZECH REPUBLIC • DRAMA • 108 MINS • 2016 • M
Directed by: STÉPHANIE DI GIUSTO
Starring: Soko, Lily-Rose Depp, Mélanie Thierry, Gaspard Ulliel
French singer-actress Soko (Augustine, 2012) and ingénue-of-the-moment Lily-Rose Depp lead a star-studded cast in Stéphanie Di Giusto’s spectacularly mounted screen biography, inspired by the true story of two rival pioneers of modern dance and theatrical performance in late 19th-century Paris.

Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller (Soko), born in the American Midwest, to become the toast of the Belle Époque cabarets, or to perform at the Paris Opera. Yet with her revolutionary “Serpentine” dance she enthralled audiences and became the blazing symbol of a generation. Even as the physical effort risked destroying her back, she never faltered in the quest to perfect her art. But it was Loïe’s meeting with Isadora Duncan (Depp) – a beautiful young prodigy hungry for glory – that threatened everything: her stature, her confidence and her sanity.

With excellent support from Gaspard Ulliel, Mélanie Thierry, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing and François Damiens, this gorgeously realised debut charts the remarkable destiny of a woman ahead of her time, one who revolutionised her art to a degree that still astounds over a century later.

English & French with English subtitles

 

Sessions


      Opening Night, Closing Night          Special Event, Q&A


BUY 4:20 PMWednesday 8 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 6:30 PMWednesday 8 March Chauvel Cinema
BUY 6:00 PMThursday 9 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 4:20 PMFriday 10 March Palace Verona
BUY 6:20 PMSaturday 11 March Hayden Orpheum Cremorne
BUY 9:00 PMSaturday 11 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 4:15 PMSunday 12 March Palace Verona
BUY 6:15 PMSunday 12 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 3:50 PMMonday 13 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 3:50 PMTuesday 14 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 4:00 PMWednesday 15 March Chauvel Cinema
BUY 6:45 PMThursday 16 March Palace Verona
BUY 2:00 PMFriday 17 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 1:10 PMSaturday 18 March Chauvel Cinema
BUY 4:20 PMSaturday 18 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 8:40 PMSaturday 18 March Hayden Orpheum Cremorne
BUY 12:00 PMSunday 19 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 2:00 PMMonday 20 March Palace Verona
BUY 1:40 PMTuesday 21 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 8:00 PMWednesday 22 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 4:00 PMThursday 23 March Chauvel Cinema
BUY 4:20 PMSaturday 25 March Palace Verona
BUY 6:45 PMSaturday 25 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 6:30 PMSunday 26 March Chauvel Cinema
BUY 7:00 PMTuesday 28 March Chauvel CinemaSPECIAL EVENT
BUY 8:30 PMTuesday 28 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 1:30 PMThursday 30 March Palace Verona
BUY 4:20 PMThursday 9 March Palace Cinema Como
BUY 6:30 PMThursday 9 March Kino Cinemas
BUY 4:10 PMFriday 10 March Palace Balwyn
BUY 6:30 PMFriday 10 March Palace Brighton Bay
BUY 1:50 PMSaturday 11 March Palace Cinema Como
BUY 8:40 PMSaturday 11 March Palace Brighton Bay
BUY 4:00 PMSunday 12 March Palace Balwyn
BUY 2:10 PMMonday 13 March Palace Westgarth
BUY 4:10 PMMonday 13 March Palace Brighton Bay
BUY 4:10 PMTuesday 14 March Palace Brighton Bay
BUY 6:30 PMTuesday 14 March Palace Balwyn
BUY 1:50 PMWednesday 15 March Palace Westgarth
BUY 3:30 PMThursday 16 March Kino Cinemas
BUY 6:45 PMThursday 16 March Palace Cinema Como
BUY 2:00 PMFriday 17 March Palace Cinema Como
BUY 7:00 PMFriday 17 March Palace Westgarth
BUY 1:10 PMSaturday 18 March Kino Cinemas
BUY 6:45 PMSaturday 18 March Palace Brighton Bay
BUY 1:50 PMMonday 20 March Palace Balwyn
BUY 1:50 PMTuesday 21 March Palace Brighton Bay
BUY 6:30 PMTuesday 21 March Kino Cinemas
BUY 9:30 PMTuesday 21 March Palace Cinema Como
BUY 2:20 PMWednesday 22 March Palace Westgarth
BUY 7:00 PMWednesday 22 March Palace BalwynSPECIAL EVENT
BUY 3:40 PMThursday 23 March Kino Cinemas
BUY 9:00 PMFriday 24 March Palace Balwyn
BUY 4:10 PMSaturday 25 March Palace Cinema Como
BUY 6:30 PMSaturday 25 March Palace Westgarth
BUY 6:00 PMSunday 26 March Kino Cinemas
BUY 9:15 PMSunday 26 March Palace Westgarth
BUY 9:00 PMSaturday 11 March Electric
BUY 6:15 PMSunday 12 March Electric
BUY 3:50 PMMonday 13 March Electric
BUY 3:50 PMTuesday 14 March Electric
BUY 2:00 PMFriday 17 March Electric
BUY 1:40 PMTuesday 21 March Electric
BUY 6:45 PMSaturday 25 March Electric
BUY 8:45 PMTuesday 28 March Electric
BUY 4:20 PMThursday 30 March Electric
BUY 3:50 PMSaturday 1 April Electric
BUY 4:20 PMFriday 17 March Palace Barracks
BUY 1:00 PMSaturday 18 March Palace Centro
BUY 4:15 PMSunday 19 March Palace Barracks
BUY 4:00 PMWednesday 22 March Palace Centro
BUY 7:00 PMFriday 24 March Palace CentroSPECIAL EVENT
BUY 4:00 PMSaturday 25 March Palace Centro
BUY 1:20 PMSunday 26 March Palace Barracks
BUY 2:00 PMMonday 27 March Palace Barracks
BUY 4:00 PMThursday 30 March Palace Centro
BUY 4:20 PMSaturday 1 April Palace Barracks
BUY 6:30 PMSunday 2 April Palace Centro
BUY 4:20 PMThursday 6 April Palace Barracks
BUY 6:30 PMThursday 6 April Palace Centro
BUY 8:45 PMFriday 7 April Palace Barracks
BUY 6:15 PMSaturday 8 April Palace Barracks
BUY 3:40 PMSunday 9 April Palace Centro
BUY 1:00 PMSaturday 1 April Palace Nova
BUY 4:00 PMWednesday 5 April Palace Nova
BUY 4:00 PMSaturday 8 April Palace Nova
BUY 4:00 PMThursday 13 April Palace Nova
BUY 6:30 PMSunday 16 April Palace Nova
BUY 6:30 PMTuesday 18 April Palace Nova
BUY 4:00 PMSunday 23 April Palace Nova
 6:30 PMMonday 20 March Cinema Paradiso
 11:00 AMTuesday 21 March Windsor
 1:30 PMWednesday 22 March Cinema Paradiso
 11:00 AMFriday 24 March Luna on SX
 1:30 PMFriday 24 March Cinema Paradiso
 11:00 AMTuesday 4 April Cinema Paradiso
BUY 6:00 PMSaturday 8 April Hobart
BUY 6:00 PMSunday 9 April Casula
BUY 2:00 PMSaturday 8 April Parramatta

 

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