The Dandelions 

A French-Jewish girl seeks freedom from her overbearing parents in THE DANDELIONS, an endearing and poignant coming-of-age dramedy that deftly explores the burdens of the adult world from a child’s perspective.

Sassy nine-year-old Rachel Gladstein (Juliette Gombert) is caught between the smothering love of her Tunisian-Jewish, meatball-fixated mother (Agnès Jaoui); her largely disinterested and Holocaust-obsessed father (Denis Podalydès); and her sickly grandmother (Judith Magre) with whom she shares a bedroom. The family dysfunction prompts therapy with a most unusual psychiatrist, Madame Trebla (Isabella Rossellini), while Rachel’s life is further upended by a touchy friendship with wild-child classmate Valérie (Anna Lemarchand). The staidness of a 1980s provincial home is blended with childlike flights of fancy through imaginative cinematography, production and costume design.

Adopted from the Raphaële Moussafir novel and featuring engaging performances by a cast of A-listers and standout child actors, THE DANDELIONS brims with nostalgia while confronting the bittersweet lessons.

To purchase tickets, visit: http://www.ajff.org/film/dandelions


Where: UA Tara Cinemas (2345 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, Atlanta, GA)
When: Monday, Feb. 04, 2013 | 12:00 PM


Where: Lefont Sandy Springs (5920 Roswell Road C-103  Atlanta, GA)
When:  Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 | 4:30 PM
           Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 | 12:10 PM

UA Tara Cinemas 2345 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, Atlanta, GA

The Dandelions

When
Feb 4, 10, and 13, 2013
Where
UA Tara Cinemas
2345 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, Atlanta, GA

The Dandelions 

 

A French-Jewish girl seeks freedom from her overbearing parents in THE DANDELIONS, an endearing and poignant coming-of-age dramedy that deftly explores the burdens of the adult world from a child’s perspective.

Sassy nine-year-old Rachel Gladstein (Juliette Gombert) is caught between the smothering love of her Tunisian-Jewish, meatball-fixated mother (Agnès Jaoui); her largely disinterested and Holocaust-obsessed father (Denis Podalydès); and her sickly grandmother (Judith Magre) with whom she shares a bedroom. The family dysfunction prompts therapy with a most unusual psychiatrist, Madame Trebla (Isabella Rossellini), while Rachel’s life is further upended by a touchy friendship with wild-child classmate Valérie (Anna Lemarchand). The staidness of a 1980s provincial home is blended with childlike flights of fancy through imaginative cinematography, production and costume design.

Adopted from the Raphaële Moussafir novel and featuring engaging performances by a cast of A-listers and standout child actors, THE DANDELIONS brims with nostalgia while confronting the bittersweet lessons.

To purchase tickets, visit: http://www.ajff.org/film/dandelions


Where: UA Tara Cinemas (2345 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, Atlanta, GA)
When: Monday, Feb. 04, 2013 | 12:00 PM


Where: Lefont Sandy Springs (5920 Roswell Road C-103  Atlanta, GA)
When:  Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 | 4:30 PM
           Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 | 12:10 PM

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