Monthly Archives: October 2014

“For A Women”, Wednesday, November 12th, 7 pm at Alpine Playhouse

"For A Women": Melanie Thierry (Lena) and Nicolas Duvauchelle (Jean)

“For A Women”:
Melanie Thierry (Lena) and Nicolas Duvauchelle (Jean)

McCall Film Society’s Fall Series will continue with the showing of “For A Women”, Wednesday, November 12th, 7 pm at the Alpine Playhouse, Set in Lyon, France , the film is the third film inspired her family history during and after WWII by Academy award winning French Director Diane Kurys. Boyd van Hoeij of The Hollywood Reporter calls For A Women ”[A] beautifully crafted historical melodrama…”

The film is film’s creator, Diane Kurys attempt to bring to life her family’s own experiences during and after WWII through the use of mixture of fact and fiction. In the film, Anne, in her mid-thirties, knows practically nothing of her family’s past. After her mother’s death, Anne discovers old photos and letters that convince her to take a closer look at her parents’ life after the concentration camps of World War II. Her research uncovers a mysterious uncle everyone seems intent on forgetting entirely. As she closes in on a discovery she didn’t expect, her father grows ill and may take the family secret to his grave. In a journey that stretches from post-war France and to the 1980’s, Anne destiny intertwines with her father’s past until they form a single, unforgettable story.
Advanced tickets will be available at the McCall Public Library, starting next Thursday, November 6th until 3 pm Wednesday, the day of the show. Remaining tickets will be available at the door. All tickets are free.

 

Diane Kurys, Director of "For A Women" at the NYC Premier

Diane Kurys, Director of “For A Women” at the NYC Premier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interview Writen with Diane Kurys

Review by Hollywood Reporter

 

Question and Answer Video session with Director

 

One on One Video  Interview with Director

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