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New Meetup: SERAPHINE@The Landmark, Friday, 6/5, 7:30?

From: Lindsie
Sent on: Thursday, May 21, 2009 2:39 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Los Angeles Film Enthusiasts!

What: SERAPHINE@The Landmark, Friday, 6/5, 7:30?

When: June 5,[masked]:30 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Here's an multiple award winning movie (including seven C?sars: Best Film, Best Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Music, Best Cinematography, Best Set Design and Best Costumes) to engage the hearts and minds of both movie AND art enthusiasts. There aren't any English sub-titled trailers available, but take a look at the Official Website if you want to know more (but not much more) than the synopsis below. No dinner planned, but we'll meet in the Wine Bar for a glass of wine and some conversation after the movie.

Tickets aren't available yet, but I'll update as soon as they are.

Synopsis: S?raphine vividly recounts the tragic story of French na?ve painter S?raphine de Senlis (renowned French actress Yolande Moreau), a humble servant who becomes a gifted, self-taught painter whose brilliantly colorful canvases adorn some of the most famous galleries in the world. German art critic and collector Wilhelm Uhde (Ulrich Tukur) discovers her paintings while she is working for him as a maid in Senlis near Paris in the early part of the 20th century. A poignant and unexpected relationship develops between the avant-garde art dealer and the visionary cleaning lady. Director/co-writer Martin Provost's fictionalized portrait of this forgotten painter is a testament to creativity and the resilience of one woman's spirit.

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