Friday, March 31 - Thursday, April 6, 2023

New 4K Restoration!

Claire Denis drew on her own childhood experiences growing up in colonial French Africa for her multilayered, languorously absorbing feature debut, which explores many of the themes that would recur throughout her work. Returning to the town where she grew up in Cameroon after many years living in France, a white woman (Mireille Perrier) reflects on her relationship with Protée (Isaach De Bankolé), a Black servant with whom she formed a friendship while not fully grasping the racial divides that governed their worlds.New 4K digital restoration, supervised and approved by director Claire Denis, with a mono soundtrack. Restoration made by the laboratory Eclair Classics from the original feature negative with the colorist Bruno Patin and Diego Mercuriali and with the DoP Robert Alazraki.

Screening as part of “Three By Denis”

  • Country Cameroon
  • Language French with English Subtitles
  • Year 1988
  • Running Time 105 minutes
  • Distributor Janus
  • Director Claire Denis
  • Cast Isaach De Bankolé, Giulia Boschi, François Cluzet
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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