REVIEW FOR THE WITNESSES - FRENCH FILM BY ANDRE TECHINE
The Alliance Francaise of Hyderabad, in association with the Hyderabad Film Club and the French Embassy in India, is screening a French film titled The Witnesses (Les Temoins). The film is being screened on 27th July, at Sarathi Studios.
The film was directed by Andre Techine, and stars Michel Blanc, Emmanuelle Beart, Sami Bouajila and Julie Depardieu.
Adrien, a middle-aged doctor in Paris, meets Manu, a young gay man from the provinces who lives with his sister, an opera singer. Adrien likes Manu, loves him even, but they begin a platonic relationship.
Meanwhile, a writer Sarah (who is Adrien's friend) and a cop Mehdi have an infant. Sarah discovers she has no taste for parenthood. One day, Adrien brings Manu to Sarah's country cabin, where Mehdi saves Manu from drowning and gets aroused. Mehdi and Manu start carrying on with each other.
Please contact the Alliance Francaise at 2770-0734/2770-0736 or Bh S S Prakash Reddy of the Hyderabad Film Club at 2373-0841/93910-20243 for further details.