My Journey through French Cinema


French Title: Voyage à travers le cinéma Français
Genre: Documentary
Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Distributor: Cohen Media Group
Length: 190 min
Country: France
Release: CT Premiere
Select Awards: Lumière Awards Winner: Best Documentary; César Awards Nomination: Best Documentary; New York Film Festival: Official Selection; Cannes Classics: Official Selection
 

Friday, March 31 at 10:45am (Bow Tie Cinemas, Greenwich, CT)
Saturday, April 1 at 2:30pm (Bow Tie Cinemas, Greenwich, CT)
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Bertrand Tavernier’s personal journey through French cinema, from films he enjoyed as a boy to his own early career, told through portraits of key creative figures such as Renoir, Becker, Vigo, Truffaut, and many more. Inspired by Martin Scorsese’s Personal Journey through American Movies, Tavernier explores Gallic cinema from the 1930’s through the early 1970’s in this ambitious and fascinating documentary. As Tavernier would say, “Memory warms us: this film is a bit of coal for winter nights.”

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