MOOD INDIGO
L’ÉCUME DES JOURS
2013, Drafthouse Films, 94 min, France, Dir: Michel Gondry

Boris Vian’s surreal romantic fantasy Froth on the Daydream was tailor-made for director Michel Gondry, whose richly visualized adaptation bursts with joie de vivre. Wealthy, carefree bachelor Colin (Romain Duris) is swept off his feet by Chloé (the delightful Audrey Tautou), but when she falls ill on their honeymoon, it is discovered that the young woman has an unusual medical condition - a flower growing in her lungs. In French with English subtitles.


AMELIE
2001, Miramax/Park Circus, 120 min, France, Dir: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s marvelous poetic fantasy about a wide-eyed young Parisian waitress (played by the sensational Audrey Tautou) who manages to influence the destinies of all who meet her. Filmmaker Mathieu Kassovitz (LA HAINE) co-stars as Amelie’s would-be boyfriend. In French with English subtitles.


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