We all know that laughter is the best medicine for the soul! Join Alliance Française de Singapour as they bring you five comedies this January!
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BYE BYE MORONS: Thursday 28 January 8pm & Saturday 30 January 8.30pm
DIRECTOR: Albert Dupontel
CAST: Virginie Efira, Albert Dupontel, Nicolas Marié
GENRE: Comedy, Drama
RUNNING TIME: 87 mins
Synopsis: When Suze Trappet learns at 43 that she is seriously ill, she decides to go in search of the child she was forced to abandon when she was 15. Her administrative quest will make her meet JB, a fifty-something in full burnout, and Mr. Blin, a blind archivist of impressive enthusiasm. The three of them embark on a quest as spectacular as it is improbable.
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ARAB BLUES: Friday 29 January 8pm
DIRECTOR: Manele Labidi
CAST: Golshifteh Farahani, Majd Mastoura, Aïcha Ben Miled
GENRE: Comedy, Drama
RUNNING TIME: 89 mins
Synopsis: After practising in France, Selma, 35, opened her psychoanalysis practice in a working class suburb of Tunis. In the aftermath of the Revolution, demand turned out to be significant in this “schizophrenic” country. But between those who take Freud and his beard for a Muslim brother and those who confuse paid sessions with “paid services”, the firm’s beginnings are eventful. While Selma finally begins to find her marks, she discovers that she is missing an authorization required to continue practising.
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FAHIM: Saturday 30 January 3pm
DIRECTOR: Pierre-François Martin-Laval
CAST: Assad Ahmed, Gérard Depardieu, Isabelle Nanty
GENRE: Comedy, Drama, Biography
RUNNING TIME: 108 min
Synopsis: Forced to flee his native country Bangladesh, young Fahim and his father leave the rest of the family for Paris. As soon as they arrive, they embark on a real obstacle course to obtain political asylum, with the threat of being deported at any time. Thanks to his gift for chess, Fahim meets Sylvain, one of the best chess coaches in France. Between distrust and attraction, they will get to know each other and make friends. As the French Championship begins, the threat of expulsion is urgent and Fahim has only one chance to get out: to be French Champion.
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SIMPLY BLACK: Saturday 30 January 6pm
DIRECTORS: Jean-Pascal Zadi, John Wax
CAST: Jean-Pascal Zadi, Caroline Anglade, Fary
RUNNING TIME: 90 mins
Synopsis: JP, a failed 40-year-old actor, decides to organize the first big black protest march in France, but his meetings, often burlesque, with influential figures in the community and the interested support he receives from Fary, results in him oscillating between wanting to be on the front of the stage and real activist commitment.
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TALES OF THE NIGHT: Sunday 31 January 4.30pm
DIRECTOR: Michel Ocelot
VOICES: Julien Beramis, Marine Griset, Michel Elias
RUNNING TIME: 84 mins
Synopsis: Every night, an old technician, a young girl and a boy get together in a small cinema to imagine, dramatize and act out the tales of their imagination. We see the character’s choices, the time period, the costumes, and finally, the tale itself. Nighttime is the ideal moment for inventing and telling fantastical stories: werewolf, magic drums, sorcerers, fairies, princesses and golden cities. Every tale makes us travel to another country and discover a magical universe where everything is possible
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