Win Tickets to a Screening of The Painting !

May 1, 2013 | By French Culture
On the occasion of the release of the French animated movie The Painting (Le Tableau) by Jean-François Laguionie, GKIDS and Village East Cinema are happy to offer 10 pairs of tickets.
 
The Painting opens in New York City on May 10th and the tickets given away will be available for shows at Village East Cinema from Monday, May 13th onwards, excluding holidays.
 
To win a pair of tickets to a screening of The Painting, send a message at anna@gkids.com!
 
The Painting by Jean-François Laguionie
 
76 mins, France, 2011
 
In this wryly inventive parable, a kingdom is divided into the three castes: the impeccably painted Alldunns who reside in a majestic palace; the Halfies who the Painter has left incomplete; and the untouchable Sketchies, simple charcoal outlines who are banished to the cursed forest. Chastised for her forbidden love for an Alldunn and shamed by her unadorned face, Halfie Claire runs away into the forest. Her beloved Ramo and best friend Lola journey after her, passing between the forbidden Death Flowers that guard the boundaries of the forest (in one of the film’s most radiantly gorgeous scenes), and arriving finally at the very edge of the painting – where they tumble through the canvas and into the Painter’s studio. The abandoned workspace is strewn with paintings, each containing its own animated world – and in a feast for both the eyes and imagination, they explore first one picture and then another, attempting to discover just what the Painter has in mind for all his creations.
 

"Enchanting! This consistently enjoyable, inventive and beautifully crafted tale is a color riot suitable for all ages!
A constant feast for the eyes!"
- Variety

"So refreshing, so satisfying, that it shows traditional animation is far from exhausted!"
- Le Monde
 

Read more on Frenchculture.org and watch the movie @ Village East Cinema
Village East Cinema, 189 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, États-Unis

Schedule

English
11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm

French with English subtitles
9:30pm

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