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Pune International Film Festival 2019

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Date(s) - 10/01/2019 - 17/01/2019
12:00 am

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The Alliance Française de Pune and Institut Français India are bringing you three French films at the Pune International Film Festival this January 2019 :
Official schedule coming soon on the PIFF Website. 

Memoir of War

LA DOULEUR

by FINKIEL Emmanuel

2018/

126 min/

This film will represent France at the Oscars awards in 2019.

Synopsis: In the 1944 Nazi-occupied France, young talented writer Marguerite is an active Resistance member with her husband Robert Antelme. When he is deported by the Gestapo, she dives into a desperate struggle to get him back. She develops a chilling relationship with local Vichy collaborator Rabier and takes terrible risks to save Robert, playing a cat-and-mouse of unpredictable meetings all over Paris. Does he really want to help her? Or is he trying to dig up information about the anti-Nazi underground? Then come the end of the war and the return of camp victims, an excruciating period for her, and a long and silent agony after the chaos of the Liberation of Paris. But she continues to wait, bound to the torment of absence even beyond hope.

The Night eats the world

LA NUIT A DEVORE LE MONDE

ROCHER Dominique

2017/
94 min/

Selections:
Festival Premiers Plans d’Angers 2018
Festival international du film fantastique de Gérardmer 2018
Festival international du film de Rotterdam 2018


Synopsis:
After waking up in an apartment the night after a raging party, Sam comes face to face with his new reality: an army of zombies have invaded the streets of Paris and he is one of the lone survivors. Petrified with fear, he barricades himself inside the building to survive. He wonders how long can he last in silence and solitude, and the answer comes when he learns that he’s not all alone after all.

A Paris education

MES PROVINCIALES

CIVEYRAC Jean-Paul

2017/
136 min/

Synopsis: Etienne comes to Paris to study filmmaking at the Sorbonne. He meets Mathias and Jean-Noël who share his passion for films. But as they spend the year studying, they have to face friendship and love challenges as well as choosing their artistic battles.


In association with PIFF and sreenings provided by Institut français.