The Green Ray (a.k.a. Summer)
Dir: Eric Rohmer
France, 1986, 98minmins, DCP
Cast: Marie Rivière, Maria Luisa Garcia, Vincent Gauthier, Eric Hamm
It’s July, when Parisians flock out of town for their summer holidays, Delphine finds herself all alone as her lover and friends jilt her. Drifting from the Alps to Biarritz, she is increasingly disconsolate and at a loose end. Still, she clings to her faith in destiny, which eventually seems to reveal its auspicious sign in the green ray of sunset. An adaptation of Jules Verne’s novel in improvised whims, Rohmer’s Venice Golden Lion winner is one of the most vibrantly illuminating portraits of the paradoxes in human nature in all cinema.
Venice Film Festival: Golden Lion, Pasinetti Award for Best Actress
31/1 (Sun): Seminar with Grace Ng, Geoffrey Wong
Eric Rohmer’s Comedies and Proverbs
- EMP Cinemas iSQUARE (Venue)
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- K11 Art House (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Tai Kwun (Venue)
- MOViE MOViE (Venue)
- The Grand Cinema
- Broadway Hollywood
- Cine Moko
- CINE FAN ONLINE
- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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