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French Cinema: "De Battre Mon Coeur s'est Arrêté"

French Cinema 

As a new venture the Club is proposing an evening of French cinema on Tuesday 22 October 2019 at 7pm in the Reading Room. Enjoy a drink at the bar before the show and feel free to bring your glass into the show.

"The Beat That My Heart Skipped" - "De Battre Mon Coeur s'est Arrêté"

 Director Jacques Audiard, with Romain Duris, Neils Arestrup.

 French with English subtitles. 102 minutes. France 2005

Tom Seyr (Romain Duris), a violent thug with a heart, grows weary of cracking heads for his smarmy, mediocre gangster father, Robert (Niels Arestrup), and longs for a chance at something else. A fortuitous encounter prompts Tom to renew his classical piano playing, like his mother before him, and he begins to study with piano teacher Miao Lin (Linh Dan Pham). But when he starts a passionate affair with Aline (Aure Atika), the wife of one of his cronies, his new happiness may be short-lived.

Director Jacques Audiard.  Image credit: Georges Biard.

Director Jacques Audiard. Image credit: Georges Biard.