The FIN Atlantic International Film Festival will be online from September 17 to 24 this year and is being renamed FIN Stream for the occasion. A total of 4 films from France will be presented, including one at the French Gala on Tuesday, September 22.
The French films presented are :
1/ La Bonne Epouse (How to Be a Good Wife) by Martin Provost – FRENCH GALA – Tuesday, September, 22 2020 at 7 pm.
Maintaining a household and stoically submitting to conjugal duty are the skills Paulette Van Der Beck teaches with fervor in her homemakers institute. Her certainties are shaken when she finds herself widowed and ruined. Is she rattled by the return of her first love or the wind of freedom in May ’68? What if the good wife finally became a free woman?
Casting : Juliette Binoche, Yolande Moreau, Noémie Lvovsky. Edouard Baer, François Berlé
During this gala evening, a moment of convivial exchange will be proposed to you thanks to the platform Zoom before the film (details to come) then after the film an exclusive interview of the director.
Tickets and details : https://program.finfestival.ca/Guide/7a267335-cebf-4f2b-9169-23e148b1a0e5/La-Bonne-Epouse-(How-to-Be-a-Good-Wife)
With a ticket, the film is available for viewing for 24 hours from 7pm on September 22
2/ Deux (Two of Us) by Filippo Meneghetti
Nina and Madeleine, two retired women, have been secretly deeply in love for decades. From everybody’s point of view, including Madeleine’s family, they are simply neighbors living on the top floor of their building. Until the day their relationship is turned upside down by an unexpected event leading Madeleine’s daughter to slowly unveil the truth about them.
Tickets and details : https://program.finfestival.ca/Guide/95905bcc-0548-45c1-865c-1be22d0108bc/Deux-(Two-of-Us)
3/ Digger by Georgis Grigorakis :
Georgis Grigorakis’ Digger is a contemporary Western about a native farmer who lives and works alone in a farmhouse in the heart of a mountain forest in Northern Greece. For years now, he has fought an expanding industrial Monster digging up the forest, disturbing the lush flora and threatening his property. Yet, the greatest threat comes with the sudden arrival of his young son, after a twenty year separation. To prevent the muddy ground from being pulled out from under their feet for profit, father and son must dig deep into it.
Tickets and details : https://program.finfestival.ca/Guide/be54a207-3e5e-4b48-b958-fe6aa1e53768/Digger
4/ Radioactive by Marjane Satrapi
Radioactive is the incredible, true story of Marie Curie (Rosamund Pike) and her ground-breaking scientific achievements. In Paris, 1893, Marie meets fellow scientist Pierre Curie (Sam Riley), and the pair go on to change the face of science forever by jointly winning the Nobel Prize for the discovery of radium in 1903. After the death of her beloved Pierre, Marie continues her research and invites scandal when she has an affair with another prominent scientist, Paul Langevin (Aneurin Barnard). However, it is Marie’s commitment to science which prevails, and the responsibility that comes with discoveries that quite literally change the world.
Tickets and details : https://program.finfestival.ca/Guide/9d6517a0-0c9e-4b1e-8375-b7e85ef608df/Radioactive