MELODY
2014, 90 min, Belgium/Luxembourg/France, Dir: Bernard Bellefroid

Though hairdresser Melody (Lucie Debay) is living hand-to-mouth, she has always dreamed of opening her own salon. She may find the means to do that through Emily (Rachael Blake), a successful executive twenty years Melody’s senior who wants a child and is seeking a surrogate mother. But what begins as a simple business arrangement grows into something more in this thoughtful (and beautifully acted) drama about the meaning of family. In French, English and Ukrainian with English subtitles.


NOT MY TYPE
PAS SON GENRE
2014, 111 min, Belgium/France, Dir: Lucas Belvaux

Philosophy professor Clement (Loïc Corbery) misses the Paris nightlife when he is transferred to Arras for a year … until he meets Jennifer (Émilie Dequenne). They soon fall in love, but with their different backgrounds - she’s a hairdresser who’d rather read the tabloids than Proust - can they make it last? This appealing romance will have you rooting for the couple thanks to charming performances from Corbery and Dequenne. In French with English subtitles.


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