March 03, 2017 at Doc Films at the University of Chicago in Chicago.
Catherine Deneuve stuns in her first major role, a moving but bittersweet love story between Genevieve (Deneuve) and garage mechanic Guy (Nino Castelnuovo). In a bold experiment by Demy, every line of dialogue is sung, adding a beautiful fluidity across scenes that is enhanced by the film’s rich visuals and vibrant color palette. The influence of Demy’s masterpiece is far-reaching, with Damien Chazelle naming it as an inspiration for La La Land and his favorite film.
March 3: 7PM and 9PM
March 5: 1:30 PM
Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago (1212 E 59th St)
FORMAT: DCP RUNTIME: 91mins