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Special Screening: "Farewell, My Queen" with Chantal Thomas

  • HK$0 Free screening
  • @ AFHK library, 1/F, Jordan Centre
  • Saturday July 21, 2018
  • 14:30 - 17:30
  • In French with English subtitles

Come and join us for a special screening of Farewell, my Queen (Les Adieux à la reine), an acclaimed film by Benoit Jacquot (2012).

The film is an adaptation of Les Adieux à la reine, an award-winning novel by French writer Chantal Thomas (2002). It tells the fictional story of the last days of Queen Marie-Antoinette amid the turmoil that opened the French Revolution, told through the eyes of Sidonie Laborde, a young servant.

This screening will be held with the special participation of writer Chantal Thomas. Please stay after the film for a discussion with the writer - she will share her thoughts on the art of adapting a novel to the screen.

Film in French with English subtitles - Discussion in French with English translation

More events with Chantal Thomas here

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