About the Film
Director: Xavier Giannoli
Actors: Catherine Frot, André Marcon, Michel Fau, Christa Théret
The film will be followed by an informal reception and an open discussion.
PraiseMarguerite received 11 nominations at the 2016 César Awards, taking home 4, most notably for Best Actress for Catherine Frot's stellar performance.
Impressive. Heartbreaking and Hilarious– A.O. Scott, The New York Times
Splendid. Strikes just the right tone.– Peter Debruge, Variety
About the DirectorXavier Giannoli was born on March 7, 1970 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He is a director and writer, known for Marguerite (2015), The Singer (Quandj'étaischanteur) (2006) and In the Beginning (2009).
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Screened at the Coolidge Corner Theatre
Co-presented with the Consulate General of France in Boston. In this film, a young girl from a modest Russian family studies classical ballet. After many difficulties, she succeeds as a young woman to enter the prestigious Bolchoi. However she turns to modern dance, then improvisation, then choreography.Read More