To celebrate the last showing of this year, the cineclub organizes a tea party from 5.30 pm until 6 pm.
Friday 10th of June 2011, Jardine’s Lookout Auditorium
6:00pm showing: Une vie de chat (a cat's life)
Animation by Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli (France, 2010) 62 mn.
French without subtitles.
From 6 years old.
Dino is a cat living a double life. He spends his days cuddling Zoe, the daughter of a policewoman. At night, he climbs the roofs of Paris with Nico, a really skilful thief. One night, Zoe happens to bump into Costa, a dangerous thug and his gang…
8:00pm showing: Under the Hawthorn tree
Movie by Zhang Yimou (China PRC, 2010) 114 mn.
With Zhou Dongyu, Dou Shawn, Xi Meijuan.
Chinese (mandarin) with English subtitles.
Under the Hawthorn Tree, which some critics say may be Mr. Zhang’s best, is based on a popular Internet biography written by Ai Mi, a best-selling female novelist. It tells the story of the attachment between a privileged son of a high-ranking Communist Party official and the daughter of a jailed political outcast in 1970s China.