SELECT YOUR CITY
14 JUL - 4 AUG
SPREAD YOUR WINGS DONNE-MOI DES AILES
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

ADVENTURE, FAMILY / FRANCE, NORWAY / 2019 / 113 MINS / PG

Classic father-and-son tensions get a thrilling, new lease of life thanks to the family adventure Spread Your Wings from director Nicolas Vanier (AF FFF18, The School of Life; AF FFF14, Belle and Sebastian).

Inspired by a true story, Spread Your Wings follows videogame-addicted teenager Thomas (Louis Vazquez) who is sent by his mother, Paola (Mélanie Doutey, AF FFF15, The Connection), to spend the school holidays with his father in the beautiful, yet secluded, wetlands of the Camargue region in Southern France. With no Wi-Fi and only his ornithologist father, Christian (JeanPaul Rouve, AF FFF19, Kiss & Tell; AF FFF18, C’est la vie!), for company, Thomas is slowly drawn into his father’s passion for a gaggle of newborn, wild geese. Together, father and son train the birds for their first migratory flight, hoping to free them from captivity. By doing so, they also start to rebuild their own strained relationship. 

Revolving around this familial dynamic, Spread Your Wings gently echoes the broader international rise of young activists debating the future of a planet they are about to inherit. It is a beautiful film; a timely family adventure about how even the smallest gestures can have a huge impact.

French, English and Norwegian with English subtitles.

DIRECTED BY: Nicolas Vanier

STARRING: Jean-Paul Rouve, Mélanie Doutey, Louis Vazquez, Frédéric Saurel, Lilou Fogli

Recommendations

THE LOST PRINCE

LE PRINCE OUBLIÉ

OF LOVE AND LIES

FOURMI

SAMSAM

SAMSAM

Sessions

      Opening Night, Closing Night
      Special Event, Q&A
      Encore Screenings
FILTER BY CINEMA
BUY  1:00 PMWed 15 JulPalace Verona
BUY  10:15 AMThu 16 JulPalace Norton St.
BUY  4:00 PMFri 17 JulPalace Norton St.
BUY  10:30 AMSun 19 JulChauvel Cinema
BUY  7:00 PMMon 20 JulPalace Verona
BUY  4:00 PMTue 21 JulPalace Central
BUY  1:30 PMWed 22 JulChauvel Cinema
BUY  4:00 PMThu 23 JulPalace Norton St.
BUY  2:00 PMFri 24 JulPalace Central
BUY  7:30 PMSun 26 JulPalace Norton St.
BUY  7:00 PMTue 28 JulPalace Central
BUY  4:30 PMWed 29 JulChauvel Cinema
BUY  7:00 PMThu 30 JulPalace Norton St.
BUY  10:15 AMFri 31 JulPalace Central
BUY  4:00 PMSat 1 AugPalace Central
BUY  4:30 PMSun 2 AugPalace Norton St.
BUY  11:00 AMMon 3 AugPalace Central
BUY  3:50 PMTue 4 AugPalace Verona

 Ticketing conditions

STAY IN TOUCH
Alliance Francaise Australie French Embassy Experience France

©2020 Alliance Française. All right reserved. Site by tiptopweb
SELECT YOUR CITY
14 JUL - 4 AUG