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Films on the Green Presents Donkey Skin

Part of Films on the Green 2018

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DONKEY SKIN (Peau d’âne )
Directed by Jacques Demy, 1970, PG, 1h30
With Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Jacques Perrin, Delphine Seyrig

Presented in partnership with Fort Lee Film Commission as part of their “Movies and Music Under the Stars” series

The King (Marais) seeks the hand of his own daughter (Deneuve) in marriage after promising his dying wife to only wed a woman more beautiful than herself. Listening to her fairy godmother (Seyrig), the frightened Princess flees and hides, disguised as a scullery maid, while wearing the skin of a donkey. As a visiting prince (Perrin) passes by, he asks Donkey Skin to bake him a cake. She decides to bake him a Love Cake, in which she hides a ring…

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Film in French with English subtitles
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FILMS ON THE GREEN FESTIVAL

From Parisian bistros to the vineyards of southern France, the 2018 Films on the Green lineup through a selection of 12 classic and contemporary French films explores the profound relationship between French culture and gastronomy, an integral part of France's social fabric.

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