Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2017
Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2017
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"ONE OF THE RARE MOVIES DEPICTING THE FRENCH OCCUPATION FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF CHILDREN, A COLOURFUL ADVENTURE." - VARIETY
Film Category
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIÈRE
  • A BAG OF MARBLES
  • A BAG OF MARBLES
  • A BAG OF MARBLES
  • A BAG OF MARBLES

A BAG OF MARBLES

 UN SAC DE BILLES

FRANCE, CANADA • DRAMA • 112 MINS • 2016 • M
Directed by: CHRISTIAN DUGUAY
Starring: Dorian Le Clech, Patrick Bruel, Batyste Fleurial, Elsa Zylberstein
Based on the famous and acclaimed memoirs of Joseph Joffo, A Bag of Marbles brings a new version of his incredible story to the screen as it follows the experiences of two young Jewish boys living in France during World War II.

When Joseph Joffo was ten years old, his father (Patrick Bruel, Love at First Child, AF FFF16) gave him and his brother Maurice some money and a map and sent them on a dangerous mission to escape Nazi-occupied Paris in 1941. Making their way to the demilitarised zone in the South, the boys become unavoidably caught in the whirlwind of war. Aided by the occasional kind soul, the two young boys swerve and dart through obstacles set by Nazi soldiers to avoid succumbing to the dreadful fate of so many others in this situation.

Christian Duguay is a filmmaker well versed on World War II issues, and his skilled direction combined with immaculate period detail and stunning scenery of the French countryside make this is an essential and moving story told from a unique perspective.

French with English subtitles

 

Sessions


      Opening Night, Closing Night          Special Event, Q&A


BUY 1:10 PMSaturday 25 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 1:30 PMSaturday 25 March Hayden Orpheum Cremorne
BUY 1:50 PMSaturday 25 March Palace Verona
BUY 6:00 PMSunday 26 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 8:20 PMSunday 26 March Chauvel Cinema
BUY 8:45 PMMonday 27 March Palace Norton St.ENCORE SCREENING
BUY 6:00 PMWednesday 29 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 8:45 PMWednesday 29 March Palace VeronaENCORE SCREENING
BUY 4:15 PMThursday 30 March Chauvel Cinema
BUY 6:30 PMSaturday 1 April Palace Norton St.ENCORE SCREENING
BUY 6:45 PMSaturday 25 March Palace Cinema Como
BUY 8:40 PMSaturday 25 March Palace Balwyn
BUY 2:15 PMSunday 26 March Palace Cinema Como
BUY 3:30 PMSunday 26 March Kino Cinemas
BUY 6:30 PMSunday 26 March Palace Brighton Bay
BUY 8:45 PMMonday 27 March Palace Brighton BayENCORE SCREENING
BUY 6:45 PMTuesday 28 March Palace Balwyn
BUY 8:45 PMTuesday 28 March Kino CinemasENCORE SCREENING
BUY 8:45 PMWednesday 29 March Palace Cinema ComoENCORE SCREENING
BUY 6:30 PMSaturday 1 April Palace Cinema ComoENCORE SCREENING
BUY 4:00 PMSunday 2 April Palace BalwynENCORE SCREENING
BUY 6:30 PMSunday 2 April Palace Brighton BayENCORE SCREENING
BUY 1:40 PMSaturday 25 March Electric
BUY 2:10 PMSunday 26 March Electric
BUY 1:20 PMSaturday 1 April Electric
BUY 6:15 PMMonday 3 April Electric
BUY 3:50 PMSaturday 25 March Palace Barracks
BUY 1:20 PMSunday 26 March Palace Centro
BUY 6:30 PMTuesday 28 March Palace Centro
BUY 1:30 PMSaturday 1 April Palace Barracks
BUY 8:10 PMSunday 2 April Palace Centro
BUY 8:40 PMThursday 6 April Palace Barracks
BUY 8:30 PMSaturday 8 April Palace Barracks
BUY 1:30 PMSaturday 1 April Palace Nova
BUY 1:20 PMSunday 9 April Palace Nova
BUY 6:30 PMTuesday 11 April Palace Nova
BUY 8:50 PMSunday 16 April Palace Nova
 4:00 PMSaturday 25 March Luna on SX
 4:00 PMThursday 30 March Luna on SX
 11:00 AMSaturday 1 April Windsor

Not showing in Hobart.

Not showing in Casula.

Not showing in Parramatta.

 

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