• February 20 at 6:00 pm
  • Alliance française Toronto - Campus de Mississauga
Mississauga Events - Movie Club Mississauga

On Thursday, February, 20th, from 6pm to 9pm, watch with us Camille Claudel, a 1988 French film about the life of the 19th century sculptor Camille Claudel. It was directed by Bruno Nuytten, co-produced by Isabelle Adjani, and starred her and Gérard Depardieu.

  • Time : 2h50
  • Type : Biopic
  • French version with English subtitles

Sypnosis: The film recounts the troubled life of French sculptor Camille Claudel and her long relationship with the sculptor Auguste Rodin. Beginning in the 1880s, with the young Claudel's first meeting with Rodin, the film traces the development of their intense romantic bond. The growth of this relationship coincides with the rise of Claudel's career, helping her overcome prejudices against female artists. However, their romance soon sours, due to the increasing pressures of Rodin's fame and his love for another woman. These difficulties combine with her increasing doubts about the value of her work and drive Claudel into an emotional tumult that threatens to become insanity.

The Movie Club of Mississauga's Campus is free for all. For the registrations, please send us an email at mississauga@alliance-francaise.ca or call us at (905) 272 - 4444. Each movie will include complimentary snacks.

Venue

Alliance française Toronto - Campus de Mississauga
4261 Sherwoodtowne Blvd.
L4Z 1Y5 Mississauga, ON
Canada

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