August 2022, Atlanta-Toulouse craves the limelight
Two French films for our members at Park Place at 7pm. Come 20 minutes early for buffet.
Cinema is always a good idea. Especially when it is so hot outside, and even more with these two movies
An opportunity to discover France. Discussion before and after the films with journalists Martine and Bob.
– « My Favorite Season » by Andre Téchiné with Catherine Deneuve and Daniel Auteuil takes place in Toulouse and its surroundings
-«Serial (bad) weddings » takes place near the Loire castles, in the beautiful city of Chinon
An opportunity to learn more about French culture:
–How French cinema deals with private problems: the relationship between a brother and a sister facing a mother at the end of her life with My favorite season
–How French cinema deals with humor about main concern like racism with Serial (bad) weddings
Let’s start with a comedy: Tuesday August 9th at 7pm: Serial (bad) Wedding
Then Thursday August 18th: My favorite season, with Catherine Deneuve
Park Place 2660 Peachtree Rd, at the Club House (guest parking) at 7pm
$40.00 for both movie nights (contact Martine to arrange for a single movie night @firstname.lastname@example.org)
The link for the reservation
SERIAL (BAD) WEDDINGS (2014) August 9th @ 7 PM
French title: Qu’est-ce qu’on a fait au bon dieu? (What have we done to the Good Lord?)Directed by Philippe de Chauveron, with Christian Clavier, Chantal Lauby The film was shot in Chinon, in Touraine.
For the movie director, Philippe de Chauveron, to choose this region was evident, “because it is a postcard of France: the wine, the good food, the castles of the Loire » said Chauveron. The film was such a success that there is now a «Verneuils sighseeings», for tourists who want to discover the settings of the Verneuils family…
MY FAVORITE SEASON (1993) August 18th @ 7 PM
French title: MA SAISON PREFEREE Directed by André Téchiné With Catherine Deneuve, Daniel Auteuil
My « favorite season » gives us the opportunity to admire Toulouse and sightseeing in Occitane region. The main setting is in Toulouse, but as well at Muret (suburb of Toulouse), Venerque (commune in Haute Garonne) et Rabastens (commune in Tarn)