Ciné-Club – L’Esquive (Games of Love and Chances)

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche

Casting: Osman Elkharraz, Sarah Forestier

France – 117 min

In the slums of Paris, a group of North African and Southeast Asian students are staging a class production of French playwright Marivaux’s “Le Jeu de l’Amour et du Hasard” (The Game of Love and Chance), exploring the theme of class distinctions. Lead actress Lydia takes to the material and encourages the other students to take the production seriously. Meanwhile, her friend Krimo, who harbours real affections for her, plays her love interest on stage.

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