POPULAIRE

Directed by Régis Roinsard | Written by Régis Roinsard, Daniel Presley & Romain Compingt
US release date: September 6, 2013
Directed by Régis Roinsard | Written by Régis Roinsard, Daniel Presley, Romain Compingt
With Romain Duris, Déborah François, Bérénice Bejo
111 min, Comedy, France, 2012

Spring, 1958. 21-year-old Rose Pamphyle lives with her grouchy widower father who runs the village store. Engaged to the son of the local mechanic, she seems destined for the quiet, drudgery-filled life of a housewife. But that's not the life Rose longs for. When she travels to Lisieux in Normandy, where charismatic insurance agency boss Louis Echard is advertising for a secretary, the ensuing interview is a disaster. But Rose reveals a special gift -- she can type at extraordinary speed. Unwittingly, the young woman awakens the dormant sports fan in Louis. If she wants the job she'll have to compete in a speed typing competition. Whatever sacrifices Rose must make to reach the top, Louis declares himself her trainer. He'll turn her into the fastest girl not only in the country, but in the world! But a love of sport doesn't always mix well with love itself...


Opens in the US:

- NYC on September 6, 2013

- Los Angeles on September 6, 2013 at the Nuart Theatre and playing at Laemmle

This film may not be shown in all US cities, please check your local listings for exact showtimes and places.

US Distribution: The Weinstein Company

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