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Film introduced then followed by a Cine Salon discussion over refreshments
Venue: Cine Lumiere, 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DT
Date: Sunday 30 June
Duration: 123 minutes
Director: François Truffaut
Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu
Synopsis: Set in Paris in 1942, Truffaut’s stirring tribute to the Resistance and to theatre is Deneuve’s first pairing with Gérard Depardieu. Marion takes over the theatre managed by her German-Jewish husband after he goes into hiding. She hires Bernard (Depardieu) as the star of her new production, and as rehearsals proceed, an attraction grows between them. A calm, powerful film about love, drama and the place of art and performance in war time. Le Dernier métro was nominated for the Academy Awards and awarded ten Césars in 1981.