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SCREENING OF PIERROT LE FOU AT AGBU ARMENIA

FRENCH CLASSICAL CINEMA
* SEASON 1 *
Alliance Française d’Arménie - AGBU Yerevan - AFG Film Club - Institut Français

Pierrot le fou (version restaurée)
Jean-Luc Godard - France - 1965 - 112 min
Staring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Raymond Devos

Summary: Ferdinand Griffon is married with his wealthy Italian wife and has been recently fired from the television station where he worked. His wife forces him to go to a party in the house of her influential father that wants to introduce Ferdinand to a potential employer. Her brother brings the babysitter Marianne Renoir to take care of their children. Ferdinand feels bored in the bourgeois party and borrows his brother-in-law's car to return home. He meets Marianne, who was his lover five years ago and insists on calling him Pierrot, and offers to take her home. However, he spends the night with her and finds that she is involved in smuggling weapons. When Marianne is chased by terrorists, they decide to travel to the beach without any money, leaving Paris and his family behind in a crazy journey to nowhere.

*Critic's Price and in competition in Mostra de Venise's Lion d'or 1965. Nomination for best foreign actor (Jean-Paul Belmondo) in BAFTA Awards 1967

Original version (French) with English subtitles
Admission is free.

July 6, 19:00, at AGBU Armenia HQ (2/2 Melik-Adamyan str.)

 
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