Aero Theatre
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Fri, Nov 9, 2012
7:30pm
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GRIT AND WHIMSY III: THE BEST OF RECENT BELGIAN CINEMA
Belgium’s Official Oscar Entry + Reception! Director Joachim Lafosse In Person!
OUR CHILDREN
Presented by the Consulate General of Belgium in Los Angeles, in cooperation with Flanders Image and Wallonie Bruxelles Images, and with the support of E.L.M.A. (European Languages and Movies in America).
Discussion following the film with director Joachim Lafosse, followed by a Belgian beer reception for all ticket-holders.
OUR CHILDREN
A PERDRE LA RAISON
2012, 111 min, Belgium, Dir: Joachim Lafosse

Emilie Dequenne received a Best Actress Un Certain Regard award at Cannes 2012 for her extraordinary performance as a young mother caught between two men (Tahar Rahim and Niels Arestrup, both stars of Jacques Audiard's A PROPHET) and driven to the unthinkable in this stranglehold psychological drama. Based on true events from a Brussels suburb in 2007, the film stars Dequenne as schoolteacher Murielle, so emotionally frittered by her manipulative husband and his authoritarian surrogate father that she murders her four children in cold blood with a kitchen knife. Belgium's official entry for the 2013 Best Foreign-Language Oscar. "Turning a gruesome real-life incident into an arresting portrait of one woman¹s gradual slide towards the unspeakable, OUR CHILDREN, an Un Certain Regard film, represents another tightly wound study of domestic malaise from Belgian auteur Joachim Lafosse (PRIVATE PROPERTY)... In one of her strongest leading roles to date, Dequenne (THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, ROSETTA) does a remarkable job depicting Murielle’s wavering psychological states as she heads for oblivion." - The Hollywood Reporter. In French and Arabic with English


Aero Theatre • Fri, Nov 9, 2012 • 7:30pm
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