Adapted and directed by Matthieu Rozé, 2021. 104 min. Color. DCP.
With Valérie Donzelli, Yannick Choirat, Nuno Lopes, Maya Sansa, Thomas Scimeca, Florence Loiret-Caille
In French with English subtitles
This exclusive preview screening of Matthieu Rozé’s Azuro, starring Valérie Donzelli, is presented as part of FIAF’s Bastille Day celebration on Sunday, July 10.
It’s summer, the heat is overwhelming and the weather is out of whack. A group of friends are enjoying their yearly holiday in their favorite little village, wedged between the sea and the mountains on the Mediterranean’s Blue Coast, just southwest of Marseille. As usual, they are bored and eat, drink a lot. They do not pay attention to the fire which progresses on the mountain nearby, nor to the world around them. But this year, a mysterious man arrives from the sea on a golden boat and shakes up their seemingly balanced existence…
“A compelling adaptation of a Marguerite Duras novel that captivates with its sultry atmosphere and joyful cast of actors.” — Jérémie Couston, Télérama
Tuesdays, June 7–July 26, 2022
4pm & 7:30pm
FIAF Florence Gould Hall
Free for FIAF Members!
For the past ten years, director, screenwriter, and actress Valérie Donzelli has stood out in French cinema for her unique whimsical style. This retrospective gives New York audiences an opportunity to take a deep dive into her work, from award-winning films to lesser-known gems.View Film Schedule