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THE MYSTERY OF HENRI PICK LE MYSTÈRE HENRI PICK
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DRAMA / FRANCE / 2019 / 101 MINS / M

The perfect film for lovers of literature and intrigue alike, writer/ director Rémi Bezançon (AF FFF12, A Happy Event) presents a riddle wrapped in an enigma, packed into a cheese-stained pizza box, that begs the questions: Who is Henri Pick, and how did this supposedly illiterate pizza cook write an acclaimed bestseller?   Based on David Foenkinos’s 2016 book of the same name, The Mystery of Henri Pick revolves around the film’s enigmatic title character who, two years after his death, has his name sprawled across the covers of a celebrated novel, The Last Hours of a Love Story.

However, not everyone is convinced of the author’s authenticity of this overnight sensation. Amongst the cynics is influential literary critic Jean-Michel Rouche (Fabrice Luchini, also in Alice and the Mayor, screening in AF FFF20) who sets out to discover the truth behind Pick and the book that bears his name. Camille Cottin co-stars as Joséphine Pick, daughter of the mysterious author, who reluctantly assists Rouche in navigating the secretive Breton landscape. 

The Mystery of Henri Pick has twists and turns that would make Agatha Christie blush, and wears its love of literature on its sleeve. With many references to literary giants – from Alexander Pushkin to Marguerite Duras, this film is a well-crafted puzzle that will captivate and excite.

French with English subtitles.



DIRECTED BY: Rémi Bezançon

STARRING: Fabrice Luchini, Camille Cottin, Alice Isaaz, Bastien Bouillon, Josiane Stoléru

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DEUX MOI

Sessions

      Opening Night, Closing Night
      Special Event, Q&A
      From France with Love
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BUY  4:00 PMWed 11 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  6:30 PMThu 12 MarChauvel Cinema
BUY  1:45 PMFri 13 MarPalace Central
BUY  3:45 PMSat 14 MarChauvel Cinema
BUY  3:45 PMSun 15 MarPalace Verona
BUY  4:00 PMMon 16 MarPalace Central
BUY  8:40 PMTue 17 MarPalace Central
BUY  8:50 PMWed 18 MarChauvel Cinema
BUY  6:00 PMThu 19 MarPalace Central
BUY  9:00 PMThu 19 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  3:45 PMFri 20 MarChauvel Cinema
BUY  6:00 PMSun 22 MarPalace Verona
BUY  1:30 PMMon 23 MarPalace Verona
BUY  6:30 PMMon 23 MarHayden Orpheum Cremorne
BUY  8:40 PMMon 23 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  3:45 PMTue 24 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  6:20 PMTue 24 MarChauvel Cinema
BUY  4:15 PMWed 25 MarPalace Verona
BUY  6:30 PMThu 26 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  4:00 PMFri 27 MarPalace Verona
BUY  1:40 PMSat 28 MarPalace Central
BUY  3:00 PMSun 29 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  8:00 PMSun 29 MarPalace Verona
BUY  8:40 PMMon 30 MarPalace Verona
BUY  6:30 PMTue 31 MarPalace Central
BUY  1:30 PMWed 1 AprPalace Norton St.
BUY  3:40 PMThu 2 AprPalace Norton St.
BUY  6:15 PMThu 2 AprChauvel Cinema
BUY  6:15 PMThu 2 AprHayden Orpheum Cremorne
BUY  1:30 PMSat 4 AprPalace Norton St.
BUY  3:45 PMSun 5 AprPalace Verona
BUY  8:40 PMMon 6 AprPalace Norton St.
BUY  8:15 PMTue 7 AprChauvel Cinema
BUY  4:20 PMWed 8 AprPalace Central

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