Cinémathèque’s Juliette Binoche season will take place at The Capitol with ACMI Cinemas currently closed due to urgent building works. There is no box office at The Capitol, so new memberships must be purchased online or at the ACMI Tickets and Information Desk, which will remain open until 7.30pm on screening nights. We apologise for any inconvenience and look forward to welcoming Cinematheque members back to the ACMI Cinemas soon.
Both a cold melodrama and a psyched-up Bressonian case study.
This non-linear tale of a star-crossed romance saw Juliette Binoche reunited with director André Téchiné 13 years after 1985’s Rendez-vous fully launched her career. Binoche shines as Alice, an emotionally fragile Parisienne violinist – she learnt to play the instrument for the role – and the lover of Alexis Loret’s younger, profoundly troubled male model, Martin. Téchiné co-wrote the script with regular collaborator Gilles Taurand, assisted by Olivier Assayas; Mathieu Amalric and Carmen Maura excel in key secondary roles.
Also screening on Mon 4 Apr
Three Colours: Blue (1993) – Wed 23 Mar at 7pm
High Life (2018) – Wed 23 Mar at 8.50pm
Certified Copy (2010) – Wed 30 Mar at 7pm
Non-Fiction (2018)– Wed 30 Mar at 9pm
Caché (2005) – Mon 4 April at 7pm
Alice et Martin (1998) – Mon 4 April at 9.10pm
Among the most accomplished and significant actors in contemporary French cinema (her 10 César nominations for Best Actress trailing only Isabelle Huppert and Catherine Deneuve), as well as one of the most recognisable stars of international arthouse cinema, Juliette Binoche (1964–) has, over her nearly four-decade career, become a feminine icon – romantic, tragic, glamorous, fearless, anguished...
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