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November 1st 2012
'Cafe de Flore' this Saturday

"I would love to see this again. It absolutely shook me to my core," was ABC TV's, At the Movies reviewer, Margaret Pomeranz's, response to this week's, Magnetic Island Film Society offering, 'Cafe de Flore', to be screened at the RSL Hall in Arcadia on Saturday night.

Margaret continued, "I think those scenes in Paris in 1969 with the Downs Syndrome child - Vanessa Paradis is just amazing. I thought they were mother and son, the relationship between them is so fabulously realised and it is about that intense, possessive love, in both areas. The contemporary era and way back then, this love she has for her son. The soul mate connection that Carole believes is the thing in her life that was going to last forever and I think the film is about learning to let go and it is tragic butů"

For the full review (Click here)

Film details:
Classification: MA
Duration: 120
Genre: Drama
Director: Jean-Marc Vallee
Lead actor: Kevin Parent
Cast: Vanessa Paradis, Helene Florent, Evelyne Brochu
Producer: Pierre Even, Marie-Claude Poulin
Screenplay: Jean-Marc Vallee
Distributor: Icon Film Distribution
Language: French
Country: France

Screening Details:
Screening at the RSL Hall, 31 Hayles Avenue, Arcadia
Dinner Service, Refreshments & Bar available from 6.30pm till 8.00pm
Screening 8 pm (Each first Saturday of the month)
Please be early so we may start PROMPTLY at 8.00 pm

Adults $10.00 Conc. $8.00 Members Free
Annual membership $50.00 Conc. $40.00 Annual membership includes admission for one calendar year (10 screenings) & discount to the Film Festival (March each year). Half-yearly also available.

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