• Events
SEE ALL
Dec 14
Concert
Polo & Pan at the Fonda Theatre The Fonda Theatre 6126 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028
Dec14
Jan3
Film Series
Retrospective of Jacques Tourneur Film Society Lincoln Center 144 W 65th St, New York, NY 10023
Dec15
Jan19
Exhibition
Ghebaly Gallery presents Ingrid Luche 2245 E Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90021

School of Life by Nicolas Vanier

The French Cinémathèque at the Avalon Theatre presents:

School of Life /L'école buissonnière by Nicolas Vanier
2017 – France – 116 min 
October 17 | 8:00 p.m.

In French with English subtitles

“Gorgeous woodland scenery and spectacular wildlife photography cast a magical spell under Vanier’s skillful direction ” – Justin Lowe, The Hollywood Reporter

Paris 1930. Paul has only ever had one and the same horizon: the high walls of the orphanage, an austere building in the Parisian working class suburbs. When he is entrusted to Célestine and Borel, a joyful country woman and her husband, the stubborn child from the city arrives in a mysterious and wild region.

The huge forest, misty ponds, heaths, and fields all belong to the Count de la Fresnaye, an elderly taciturn man who lives alone in his manor. The Count tolerates poachers on his estate, but Borel relentlessly hunts them down, most especially, Totoche, the most wily and elusive among them. In the heart of Sologne, alongside Totoche, Paul will learn about the forest, its secrets, and life.

RELATED