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Francofonia (12A)

30 December

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly
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Francofonia combines newsreel footage, floating images from the skyline of Paris and dramatised fantasy sequences to create a portrait of the Louvre Museum that grows into a meditation on France’s devotion to the arts, and how the museum contains the heart and soul of the nation. There are encounters with Napoleon, Marianne and a focus on the Nazi invasion of Paris and the relationship between museum curator Jacques Jaujard and German officer Count Franz Wolff-Metternich. 

  • Director Aleksandr Sokurov
  • Cast Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Benjamin Utzerath, Johanna Korthals Altes
  • Certificate 12A: images of real dead bodies
  • Run time 1h28m
  • Country France/Germany/Netherlands
  • Language French with subtitles
  • Year of production 2015

GFT temporary closure

GFT will remain closed until at least 14 December, due to restrictions on cinemas in areas under tiers 3 and 4.

We hope to re-open soon and will keep you updated.

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