Populaire

Cyprus : Populaire

With a retro esthetic and a romantic mood, French comedy “Populaire” closes the series of summer screenings at Faneromeni 17. The film, impeccably reviving the 1950s, has won the Audience Award at Athens’ French-speaking Cinema Festival in 2013, whilst being nominated for five César Awards.

Spring 1958, Normandy. Twenty-one-year-old Rose lives with her father, a grumpy widower who runs the village’s central store. Engaged to the mechanic’s son, she seems destined to lead a housemaker’s quiet life. When she travels to Lisieux looking to work as a secretary, she messes up during the interview but proves she can type with extraordinary speed. The boss, Louis, is intrigued – so much so that he announces a speed-typing competition which Rose must win in order to get the job. In fact, he proposes to become her personal coach.

Cast:
Romain Duris (Louis Échard)
Déborah François (Rose Pamphyle)
Bérénice Bejo (Marie Taylor)
Shaun Benson (Bob Taylor)

Director: Régis Roinsard
Writer: Régis Roinsard, Daniel Presley, Romain Compingt
Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Comedy
Language: French
Subtitles: Greek
Production Year: 2012

*September screenings are organized in collaboration with the Friends of Cinema Society.

Monday, 18 September 2017 at 21:00
Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, Courtyard
86-90, Faneromeni Str., Old Nicosia

Information: 22 128 157 / f: boccf
Free admission

The nights of the events, the Foundation's museums and exhibitions will remain open until midnight

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When

Monday, September 18th, 2017
Time: Starts at 21:00

Where

86-90 Phaneromenis Str.
Nicosia, Nicosia 1011, Cyprus
Email:
Phone: 22128157

Cost

Free admission

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