Cinema at L’Espace: “Valentine film week”

Cinema at L’Espace: “Valentine film week”

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Screening of “Caprice”: Wed 13 Feb 2019, 7 pm
Screening of “Tout le monde debout”: Thu 14 Feb 2019, 7 pm
Screening of “Pas son genre”: Fri 15 Feb 2019, 7 pm
Screening of “La belle et la bête”: Sun 17 Feb 2019, 3.30 pm
Screening of “Le sauvage”: Sun 17 Feb 2019, 6 pm
24 Trang Tien Str, Hanoi

From L’Espace:

Come celebrate love at L’Espace!
From 13 to 17 Feb 2019, on the occasion of Valentine’s Day, we offer a selection of 5 equally romantic and entertaining films, ideal for a romantic evening.

Wed 13 Feb 2019, 7 pm: “Caprice” (France, 2015, 100′)

Director: Emmanuel Mouret
Casting: Virginie Efira, Anaïs Demoustier, Laurent Stocker, Emmanuel Mouret

Clément, a teacher, is overjoyed to the point of dizziness: Alicia, a famous actress he admires, has agreed to become his girlfriend. Everything becomes complicated when he meets Caprice, a young woman with a modern lifestyle who falls in love with him. Meanwhile his best friend Thomas starts to approach Alicia…


Thu 14 Feb 2019, 7 pm: “Tout le monde debout” (-16) (France, 2018, 107′)

Director: Franck Dubosc
Casts: Franck Dubosc, Alexandra Lamy, Elsa Zylberstein

Jocelyn is a successful businessman, selfish and misogynist. He tries to seduce a young pretty woman by pretending to be handicapped, till the day she presents him her sister in a wheelchair.


Fri 15 Feb 2019, 7 pm: “Pas son genre” (-16) (France, 2014, 111′)

Director: Lucas Belvaux
Casting: Emilie Dequenne, Loïc Corbery, Sandra Nkake

After dealing with violence in its different facets in his last five feature films, director Lucas Belvaux puts here on stage a love story in which the socio-cultural background divides between a teacher of philosophy and a Parisian hairdresser in the province of Arras. The heroine is a Belgian famous actresses in the world – Emilie Dequenne. The actress who was born in 1981 won two consecutive two “Female Actor” awards at Cannes film festival in 1999 and in 2012 for her roles in the film “Rosetta” and “Our Children”. In this film, the grossing star plays naturally with the French comedy actor – Loïc Corbery.


Sun 17 Feb 2019, 3.30 pm: “La belle et la bête” (France, 2014, 112′)

Director: Christophe Gans
Casting: Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux, André Dussolier

1810. After losing all of his ships at sea, a ruined merchant is forced into exile in the countryside with his six children. Among them is Belle, his youngest daughter, a joyful girl full of grace and charm. One day, on an arduous journey, the merchant stumbles on the magical realm of the Beast, who condemns him to death for stealing a rose. Feeling responsible for the terrible fate that has befallen her family, Belle offers herself up in her father’s place.

But at the Beast’s castle, it is not death that awaits her, but a strange life in which moments of enchantment are mingled with joy and sadness. Every evening at dinner time, Belle and the Beast sit down together. At first like strangers with nothing in common, they slowly discover one another. While Belle must reject his amorous advances, she tries to unravel the mysteries surrounding the Beast and his realm. When night falls, fragments of the Beast’s life are revealed to her in dreams, and she discovers a tragic story in which this lonely and ferocious Beast was once a stately prince.

Armed with her courage to overcome countless dangers, Belle opens her heart and manages to release the Beast from his curse. In doing so, she discovers true love.


Sun 17 Feb 2019, 6 pm: “Le sauvage” (France, 1975, 103′)

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Cast: Yves Montand, Catherine Deneuve, Luigi Vannuchi and others

Martin resigns to a “wild” life alone away from the stress of the industrial society in a deserted island where he sells his homegrown vegetables. Nelly storms out of her hotel room, having broken her engagement with Vittorio. They meet in a peculiar situation, starting first a friendship, and then a romance.


Language: French with Vietnamese subtitles


Ticket price: 50,000 VND
“Couple” ticket price: 50,000 VND/2 tickets

Tickets are available at L’Espace (Mon to Thu: 8.30 am – 7 pm / Fri: 8.30 am – 6 pm and 6.30 – 8 pm / Sat: 9 am – 7 pm)

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See more: Ciné IFV in February 2019

Translated by Hanoi Grapevine

IF Hanoi
Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace
24 Trang Tien Str, Hanoi
Tel: (84-24) 39 36 21 64
Email: [email protected]


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