Around a Small Mountain

Around a Small Mountain

Directed by: Jacques Rivette

Friday, July 9 - Thursday, July 22, 2010

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On a winding mountain road, Vittorio (Sergio Castellitto) stops to help Kate (Jane Birkin), whose car has broken down. After gallantly making the repair, without a single word spoken, he speeds off. Later in town, Vittorio learns that Kate has returned to join her family’s traveling circus after leaving under mysterious conditions many years ago. Intrigued by her story, Vittorio stays for the show, and the next one, and little by little, is ingratiated into the circus and the lives of its performers-all the while trying to discover the secret that led to Kate’s sudden departure.

NR,
France, 2010


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