Ciné Club Rochester : Cherchez la femme

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Cherchez la Femme

07/17/2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Rochester Public Library

Ciné Club Rochester présente Cherchez la femme, un film de Sou Abadi

Join Ciné Club for a free French film the third Wednesday, every other month at 6:30 pm at Rochester Public Library!
For more info on Alliance Française events and a calendar of upcoming free films in Rochester, visit this page.

Our next film will be Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30 pm in the Rochester Public Library auditorium!
Notre prochain film sera mercredi, le 17 juillet à 18 h 30 dans l’auditorium de la bibliothèque de Rochester.

Infos sur le film
Année : 2017
Durée : 1 h 28 min
Genre : Comédie

The film will be in French with English subtitles.

Reserve your place HERE or call our office at 612 332 0436.

Free entrance
Suggested donation of $5
Popcorn will be provided.


Par le biais de la dérision, Sou Abadi dresse le portrait d’une France aux multiples visages. Le portrait est dépeint avec sensibilité et précaution. La réalisatrice raille tendrement les jeunes radicalisés de banlieue mais aussi les anciens Iraniens révolutionnaires pour qui chaque cause est prétexte à s’enflammer. Il y a aussi des communistes et les étudiants de Sciences-Po. Toujours avec une même férocité allergique aux systèmes, qu’ils soient d’ordre religieux ou social.
-Les Inrockuptibles

Rising talent Felix Moati (Irreplaceable) stars as Armand, the bookish son of Iranian immigrants who’s completely smitten by Leila (pop star Camelia Jordana), an Arab girl from the banlieue enrolled with Armand in Paris’ prestigious Sciences Po university. The two are set to spend a few months in New York interning at the United Nations, but those plans quickly unravel when Leila’s brother, Mahmoud (William Lebghil), returns from an extended trip to the Middle East with a desire to quell his sister’s profane Western ways.

Banned from seeing Leila, who has been sequestered in the apartment, Armand hatches the idea to disguise himself in a burqa so he can keep coming over to visit. Hijinks ensue, with Armand forced to take on a high-pitched voice and study the Koran in order to convince everyone he’s Leila’s devout Muslim tutor. In fact, his plan works so well that the desperate Mahmoud winds up falling for Armand’s hijab-wearing alter ego.

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    Rochester Public Library


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