Au revoir les enfants

(Louis Malle, 1987, France, West Germany, Italy, 105 min.)

“Au revoir les enfants” tells a heartbreaking story of friendship and devastating loss concerning two boys living in Nazi-occupied France. At a provincial Catholic boarding school, the precocious youth enjoy true camaraderie — until a secret is revealed. Based on events from writer/director Louis Malle’s own childhood, the film is a subtle, precisely observed tale of courage, cowardice, and tragic awakening.

With an introduction and post-film discussion by Jean-Louis Pautrot, professor of French and international studies at Saint Louis University.

- All films are in French with English subtitles.

Friday, March 10 at 7:30pm to 9:20pm

Winifred Moore Auditorium
470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119

Event Type

Art & Performances, Film Series

Tags

Francophone

Group

Webster University Film Series

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