Films on the Green 2015 presents "Queen to Play" by Caroline Bottaro in Riverside Park Pier I.

Intelligent, heartfelt and deeply satisfying! You may go into Queen to Play looking forward to seeing Kevin Kline acting in French, but when you come out you will have Sandrine Bonnaire on your mind.... [...] An actress of exceptional presence with a magical smile and the ability to look both beautiful and ordinary, Bonnaire runs through a wide range of emotions and makes us believe them all.” - Los Angeles Times

Joueuse
By Caroline Bottaro
with Sandrine Bonnaire, Kevin Kline
2009 | Drama | UR | 1h37 | France

The lovely, repressed and quietly intelligent chambermaid Hélène comes upon a couple engaging in an intense chess match, and discovers she has a knack for the game. This obsession–much to the chagrin of her family– leads her to seek the clandestine tutelage of a reclusive American doctor–a liaison that radically transforms both of their lackluster lives.
Based on Bertina Henrichs' acclaimed novel La Joueuse d'échec (The Chess Player).
 

Presented in partnership with the Collectivité Territoriale de Corse, Institut Français and Corsica Pôle Tournages

Preceded by Tutt'in casa cumuna ! by director Michè D'Onofrio (2012, 17min)


Both films with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public
Music by WHCS Radio DJs prior to the screening!

 


LA MEDITERRANEE
A journey around the Mediterranean Sea...

Rich with the vibrant colors, flavors and culture of the Mediterranean, Films on the Green 2015 is embarking on an adventure that spans the European continent, from the French Riviera to the coast of Algeria and from Lebanon and Tunisia to the island of Corsica.
Join us every Friday night with your picnic and blanket and let yourself be transported to the beautiful shores of the Mediterranean.

Riverside Park Pier I 500 West 70th Street, New York

QUEEN TO PLAY

When
July 17, 2015 | 8:30pm
Where
Riverside Park Pier I
500 West 70th Street, New York
© Zeitgeist Films

Films on the Green 2015 presents "Queen to Play" by Caroline Bottaro in Riverside Park Pier I.

Intelligent, heartfelt and deeply satisfying! You may go into Queen to Play looking forward to seeing Kevin Kline acting in French, but when you come out you will have Sandrine Bonnaire on your mind.... [...] An actress of exceptional presence with a magical smile and the ability to look both beautiful and ordinary, Bonnaire runs through a wide range of emotions and makes us believe them all.” - Los Angeles Times

Joueuse
By Caroline Bottaro
with Sandrine Bonnaire, Kevin Kline
2009 | Drama | UR | 1h37 | France

The lovely, repressed and quietly intelligent chambermaid Hélène comes upon a couple engaging in an intense chess match, and discovers she has a knack for the game. This obsession–much to the chagrin of her family– leads her to seek the clandestine tutelage of a reclusive American doctor–a liaison that radically transforms both of their lackluster lives.
Based on Bertina Henrichs' acclaimed novel La Joueuse d'échec (The Chess Player).
 

 

Presented in partnership with the Collectivité Territoriale de Corse, Institut Français and Corsica Pôle Tournages

Preceded by Tutt'in casa cumuna ! by director Michè D'Onofrio (2012, 17min)


Both films with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public
Music by WHCS Radio DJs prior to the screening!

 


LA MEDITERRANEE
A journey around the Mediterranean Sea...

Rich with the vibrant colors, flavors and culture of the Mediterranean, Films on the Green 2015 is embarking on an adventure that spans the European continent, from the French Riviera to the coast of Algeria and from Lebanon and Tunisia to the island of Corsica.
Join us every Friday night with your picnic and blanket and let yourself be transported to the beautiful shores of the Mediterranean.

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