Film screening 'Illusions perdues'

Film screening 'Illusions perdues'

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Maison Française d'Oxford

2-10 Norham Road



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Directed by Xavier Giannoli (2021, 2h21min). With Benjamin Voisin, Xavier Dolan, Vincent Lacoste, Cécile de France, Jeanne Balibar...

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This screening is organised in collaboration with the Alliance Française d'Oxford. Please note that online booking is required to access the screening.

With an introduction by Tim Farrant (Pembroke College). Tim Farrant’s main research interests centre on nineteenth-century prose narrative and literature and the visual arts. Recent work has included a general study on Balzac, papers on Hugo and Gautier, and Taylor and Nodier’s monumental topographical series, the Voyages pittoresques et romantiques dans l’ancienne France.

FILM SYNOPSIS: Lucien de Rubempré, a young, lower-class poet, leaves his family's printing house for Paris. Soon, he learns the dark side of the art business as he tries to stay true to his dreams (Based on the novel by Honoré de Balzac).

Film in French with English subtitles

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