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This month we're served a heady French love story with all the trimmings. A compelling, modern psychological drama with all the good and the bad, along with European locales.
France / 2015 / Drama /French with English subtitles / 125 min
"Bercot is heartbreaking, and Cassel has never been better... it's clear that Maïwenn has something to say - and a clear, strong style with which to express it."
– Peter Debruge, Variety
Synopsis: Admitted to a rehabilitation center after a serious ski accident, Tony (Emmanuelle Bercot) becomes dependent on the medical staff and pain relievers while looking back on a turbulent relationship she experienced with megalomaniac Georgio (Vincent Cassel). Who is this man that she loved so deeply, and how did she allow herself to submit to this suffocating and destructive passion? For Tony, the physical work of healing may finally set her free.
Parental advisory: this film may not be suitable for children under 16.
All films screen at 7:00pm at the gorgeous Historic Yuma Theatre, 254 Main Street, in historic downtown Yuma. All films are $5 at the door, or $2.50 for AWC/NAU/UA/ASU faculty, staff or students with ID at the door.
Thursdays at the Theatre is produced by the AWC Foundation in partnership with the Yuma Art Center and the Historic Yuma Theatre, with support from KAWC Colorado River Public Media, the AWC/NAU Academic Library, Prison Hill Brewing Company, and YumaSun.
March 9, 2017 (2nd Thursday) - The Ardennes
Belgium / 2015 / Thriller /Flemish & French with English subtitles / 93 min
"...the sort of darkly comic, take-no-prisoners genre piece in which dismembered body parts and a sudden ostrich attack are par for the course." – Ben Kenigsberg, Variety
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