French film “La promesse de l’aube” with director Eric Barbier on March 13!

Kino Sõprus

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The only screening of the French film "La promesse de l'aube" in Estonia with director Eric Barbier on March 13 at 18.30 in Kino Sõprus. "La promesse de l'aube" ("Promise at Dawn") attracted nearly 2 million viewers in France and is brought to you by the French Institute. FREE ENTRANCE. Limited seats!


Popular French writer Roman Gary led a variegated life, from a difficult childhood in Poland to sunny teenage years in Nice, later roaming the African Skies as a Second World War pilot. Behind his thousand lives, writer's fame and diplomatic career, there is Nina, his mother. With an excentric sense of self and a stubborn love, Nina led her son towards fame and glory, but a mother's infinite love comes with a price.

Director: Eric Barbier
Screenplay: Eric Barbier, Marie Eynard
Starring: Pierre Niney and Charlotte Gainsbourg
Country of Origin: Prantsusmaa
Length: 2h11'
Language: prantsuse
Subtitles: inglise

The film has been nominated for four César awards: 
Best Actress: Charlotte Gansbourrg
Best Picture
Best Costume Design: Catherine Bouchard (La Promesse de l'aube)
Best Production Design: Pierre Renson

The César Awards wil have been given by the time of the screening, let's keep our fingers crossed!

FREE ENTRANCE! Limited number of seats.







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