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    The screenings at the Cinéma de la Plage, which take place each night under the stars, are open to the public.

    Wednesday, May 15, 21:30

    LES QUATRE CENTS COUPS

    ( THE FOUR HUNDRED BLOWS )


    1959 - 01:33

    The story of Antoine Doinel – aged twelve and a half – begins on the day he is given a severe punishment at school to do at home that evening. It happens that he is unable to do it. So, the next day, not daring to go back to school, Antoine, together with his best friend, René, discovers the joys of playing truant. That afternoon, he comes across his mother on the arm of a stranger. He is overwhelmed by the sight of this and he runs away. He ends up in a police station, then in a Delinquents Observation Center. Will Antoine one day come to terms with life?

    Thursday, May 16, 21:30

    LA CITÉ DE LA PEUR, UNE COMÉDIE FAMILIALE

    ( FEAR CITY: A FAMILY-STYLE COMEDY )


    1994 - 01:39

    This French comedy parodies horror movies and detective films. It is set at the Cannes Film Festival. There, Odile, a sincere publicist, tries to promote the horror movie "Red Is Dead." The movie tells of a killer in a welding mask who wields a hammer and sickle with deadly results. The trouble begins when a real killer with the same m.o. begins knocking off projectionists at market screenings. In true publicist form, Odile immediately brings the film's star to the festival. To protect him, Odile hires a handsome bodyguard. Odile finds herself romanced by a police commissioner. Meanwhile a stranger lurks in the distance.

    Sunday, May 19, 21:30

    THE DOORS


    1991 - 02:20

    In 1965, Jim meets Ray Manzarek in a UCLA film class. Jim writes poems, Ray plays the organ, they decide to try their luck and form a group called the "Doors" with guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Desmore. The group draws crowds to their first shows in the small clubs on Sunset Strip. The Doors music, lyrics and especially their lifestyle speak to an entire generation. Jim is inspired by two women, Pamela and Patricia, and is open about his attraction to drugs. On stage he seems to be in a state of grace. But his life is a path that inevitably leads to a mysterious and premature death.

    Monday, May 20, 21:30

    HAUT LES FILLES


    2019 - 01:20

    What if French Rock were born with Edith Piaf?

    From sweet sixties pop to today's gender-indifferent anthems, from feminist rebels of the seventies to fashion icons of the social media age, from Françoise Hardy to Christine & The Queens, via Vanessa Paradis, Catherine Ringer, Charlotte Gainsbourg and many more, this groundbreaking documentary tells the untold story of French female rock stars.

    Narrated by Elisabeth Quin, Haut les filles combines interviews and iconic footage to radically reverse perspectives and give the patriarchy a kick!

    Welcome to France, the land where women rock!

    Wednesday, May 22, 21:30

    EASY RIDER


    1969 - 01:35

    Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Academy Award® winner Jack Nicholson (Best Actor, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, 1975) star in this unconventional classic which Time Magazine hails as "one of the ten most important pictures of the decade." Experience the real, uncensored '60s counterculture in this compelling mixture of drugs, sex and armchair politics. Jack Nicholson portrays an alcoholic attorney who hooks up with two part-time, drug-dealing motorcycling (Fonda and Hopper) in search of their "American Dream." Heading from California to New Orleans, they sample the highs and lows of America the beautiful in a stoned-out quest for life's true meaning. Nominated for an Academy Award® (1969) for Best Screenplay (written by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Terry Southern).

    Thursday, May 23, 21:30

    BOYZ N' THE HOOD


    1991 - 01:48

    BOYZ N THE HOOD is the critically acclaimed story of three friends growing up in a South Central Los Angeles neighborhood, and of street life where friendship, pain, danger and love combine to form reality. "The Hood" is a place where drive-by shootings and unemployment are rampant. But it is also a place where harmony coexists with adversity, especially for three young men growing up there: Doughboy (Ice Cube), an unambitious drug dealer; his brother Ricky (Morris Chestnut), a college-bound teenage father; and Ricky's best friend Tre (Cuba Gooding, Jr.), who aspires to a brighter future beyond "The Hood."

    Friday, May 24, 21:30

    LES PATRIOTES

    ( THE PATRIOTS )


    1994 - 02:22

    Ariel Brenner leaves his family to go to Israel and become a Mossad agent. Four years later, his dream comes true: he is posted to one of the toughest secret service units. Skilled in every intelligence technique, he has especially mastered the Mossad's favorite weapon : manipulation. He is now assigned his first missions.

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