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French Film Weekend - "Perfume: Story Of A Murderer"

From Thursday, November 1 through Sunday, November 4th, the Wadsworth is offering a weekend of French Films to celebrate their new exhibit.  From their website:  "Immerse yourself in French period films set during the 15th – 20th centuries, which highlight our special exhibition, Medieval to Monet: French Paintings in the Wadsworth Atheneum. Sandwiches will be available for purchase on Saturday and Sunday. Free admission."

 Ann, a member of the group is the organizer for this event.

 

Sunday, November 4

2 pm: Perfume: Story Of A Murderer
Review: Chicago Sun Times
In 18th century Paris, a perfume maker blessed with an extraordinary sense of smell tries to develop the “perfect” perfume. Directed by Tom Tykwer. Starring Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman. 2006. France/USA. 147 min. Rated R.

4:30 pm: Farewell, My Queen (Adieux à la Reine)
Review: San Francisco Chronicle
A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution. Directed by Benoît Jacquot. 2012. France. 100 min. Rated R. Subtitles.

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  • Havital

    read the book years ago and must say the movie was very well done

    November 5, 2012

  • Havital

    Have seen the Farewell Queen Great Film

    October 29, 2012

  • Gineen

    i read the book many years ago it was fantastic. it all depends on the weather though!

    October 28, 2012

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  • Ann
    Event Host
  • Gineen
    Assistant Organizer
  • A former member
  • A former member
  • A former member
    +1 guest

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