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Summer Nights / Les nuits d'été / Letní noci

Mario Fanfani
Director: Mario Fanfani
Cast list: Guillaume de Tonquédec, Jeanne Balibar, Nicolas Bouchaud, Mathieu Spinosi, Serge Bagdassarian, Clément Sibony
Screenplay: Mario Fanfani, Gaëlle Macé, Philippe Mangeot
Director of Photography: George Lechaptois
Editor: François Quiqueré
Music: Rodolphe Burger
Producer: Lola Gans
Distribution: Le Pacte
Rights: Le Pacte
Country: France
Year: 2014
Running time (min.): 104
Presentation format: 2k digital
Language: French
Subtitles: Czech, English
Movie synopsis: France, 1959. Michel is a respected solicitor, who loves his wife Hélèn. He also loves cross-dressing and regularly visits his weekend house in Vosges forest, where he meets with his friend from the Second World War, Jean-Marie. Here the two become Mylène and Flavia. They dress as housewives, go hunting in full make-up and dresses, and never discuss politics. The hidden traumas of the Second World War, and the current Franco-Algerian war seem to affect all characters in Mario Fanfani's moving, well-crafted drama. For Michel's generation of men, gender non-conformity offers a soothing escape from the pressures of masculinity.
Awards and Nominations:
Venice IFF 2014 – Queer Lion
 

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with support of
l’Institut français de Prague
l’Institut français de Prague
Screenings
20.03.2015 / 15:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 4, Duhový sál     buy ticket Add to My Program
21.03.2015 / 20:00 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 4, Duhový sál     buy ticket Add to My Program
22.03.2015 / 17:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 4, Duhový sál     buy ticket Add to My Program
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