Au Bonheur Des Dames (PG) (Borderlines Film Festival)

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Event Description

With live musical accompaniment by Meg Morley Brand-new restoration by Lobster Films, Paris.

Set within the glamorous world of a Parisian department store, this long-forgotten masterpiece, one of the last silent films made in France, is ripe for rediscovery.

Dita Parlo, a German actress who later appeared in Jean Vigo’s L’Atalante (1934) and Jean Renoir’s The Grand Illusion (1937), plays a wide-eyed innocent from the country who is relocated to the city of lights, lured away from her uncle’s small shop by the sparkle of the department store. Based on the novel by Zola, both a celebration of Parisian life and a damning portrait of rampant consumerism, this breathtaking classic – by the director of such future classics as La belle équipe (1936), Pépé le Moko (1936) and Un carnet de bal (1937) – will leave you laughing, crying and asking for more.

DIRECTOR: Julien Duvivier
STARRING: Dita Parlo, Ginette Maddie, Andrée Brabant
FRANCE, 1930

Show times

*Please note: Film starts at advertised time*
Saturday 11th March at 5pm

Saturday 11 March 2023


Malvern Theatres


Malvern Theatres

WR14 3HB

01684 892277

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