A Paris Education
Directed by Jean Paul Civeyrac
A Paris Education
Gonzague Van Bervesselès
Writer Jean Paul Civeyrac
Etienne (Andranic Manet), a serious and impressionable shaggy-haired young cinephile, leaves behind his steady girlfriend (Diane Rouxel) in Lyon to study film in Paris. Settling into a dingy flat with a rotating cast of roommates, he immerses himself in a bohemian world of artists, intellectuals, and fellow film geeks who excitedly share their passion for Bresson, Ford, and obscure Russian directors. It’s a seemingly idyllic life of the mind—until more complicated matters of the flesh, as well as jealous creativity, intrude. Shooting in timeless black and white and interweaving references to philosophy, music, and cinema—from Pascal to Mahler to Parajanov—Jean Paul Civeyrac conjures a bittersweet ode to the heady days of student life that evokes the films of the French New Wave. – Film Society of Lincoln Center
"Brings to mind how some of the best French movies — especially those of the New Wave — are marked by both an intense love of film and the fiery passions of youth."
“A splendid piece of fiction, full of scope, charm and mastery.”
“A wonderfully anachronistic homage to a timeless, New Wave-style world filled with cinephiles, lovers, and great films.”
“Evokes at once old masters like Bresson, Eustache, and Garrel and the incandescence, vibrancy, and fervor of youth.”
|Cinema Beaubien||Montreal||QC||1544763600December 14 - December 20, 2018|
|Cinéma du Musée||Montreal||QC||1544763600December 14 - December 20, 2018|
|Cleveland Cinematheque||Cleveland||OH||1542258000November 15, 2018|
|Cine-World Film Festival||Sarasota||FL||1541131200November 2 - November 11, 2018|
|Cinema St. Louis/St. Louis International Film Festival||St. Louis||MO||1541044800November 1, 2018 - January 11, 2019|
|Boedecker Theater @ Dairy Arts Center||Boulder||CO||1540958400October 31 - November 3, 2018|
|SIFF Cinema||Seattle||WA||1538020800September 27 - October 4, 2018|
|Vancouver Int'l Film Festival||Vancouver||BC||1537761600September 24 - October 9, 2018|
|Jean Cocteau Cinema||Santa Fe||NM||1537502400September 21 - September 27, 2018|
|Ryder Film Series||Bloomington||IN||1537156800September 17, 2018|
|Film Society of Lincoln Center||New York||NY||1535688000August 31 - September 6, 2018|
|Museum of Fine Arts, Boston||Boston||MA||1531281600July 11 - July 28, 2018|
|Santa Barbara International Film Festival / Riviera Theatre||Santa Barbara||CA||1530849600July 6 - July 12, 2018|
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