“The Young Girls of Rochefort” in NO99 Kino on October 29

Oct 29 2016 / Oct 29 2016

Always participating in different projects and initiatives, NO99 is more than a theater. This season NO99 will launch a new project NO99 Cinema with the series of the best-tasting selected films that are usually not shown screened for the wide public. And the NO99 nights are so much more: the light, the excellent set-up, the music and the whole atmosphere together. Tiina Savi, the responsible for selecting films is the person who has been working on the program of the famous Sõprus Cinema. The season will open when the nights will get dark and the screenings will take place on Saturday evenings once or twice a month.

NO99 Kino 29. oktoobril näitab filmi "Rochefort'i tüdrukud".

demoiselles-rougesFrench New Wave director Jacques Demy is best known for the dream-like worlds of color and youth he created with his films like Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Lola and The Young Girls of Rochefort. Jacques Demy’s films inhabit worlds in themselves—personal and imaginary worlds, self-contained and organic. Demy’s legacy may lack consistent quality, but not consistent personal vision: while his contemporaries abandoned poetry for politics, Demy remained faithful to the romanticism of his boyhood projects. The Young Girls of Rochefort is a 1967 musical film, starring Catherine Deneuve and her sister The Young Girls of Rochefort takes place over the course of one weekend in the seaside town of Rochefort, where a fair is coming to the town square. The story centers on twin sisters Delphine (Deneuve) and Solange (Dorléac) — Delphine teaches ballet classes and Solange gives music lessons for a living, but each longs to find her ideal love and a life outside of Rochefort. When the fair comes to town, Delphine and Solange meet two smooth-talking but kind-hearted carnies, Étienne  and Bill... Film  in French with English subtitles.
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