• Film: Colette

  • Mo, 14.01.2019 ab 19:00 Uhr
  • Friedrichsbau-Lichtspiele
    268 Kaiser-Joseph -Straße
    79098 Freiburg im Breisgau
Film: Colette - Friedrichsbau-Lichtspiele - Freiburg

UK/USA | 2018 | 112 min | Dir.: Wash Westmoreland | OmUFriedrichsbau, Kaiser-Joseph-Str. 268Based on the life of the early 20th Century French novelistSidonie-Gabrielle Colette, actress Keira Knightley had achallenging role to live up to in this biographical drama.Colette tells the story of a young girl from the country sideand how falling in love with Willy (Dominic West) turnsher world upside down. After getting married, she findsherself giving up her old life in rural France to dive intothe unfamiliar, intellectual and artistic splendor that awaitsher in Paris. Being the head of a publishing house, Willy isharshly exploiting writers publishing fiction under his ownname. Soon after his business runs dry, Colette becomes oneof them as her husband convinces her to ghostwrite for him.Inspired by her own story, she produces semi-erotic novelsabout the adventures and misadventures of Claudine, acountry girl who ends up in Paris. Without getting anycredit for her bestseller, her husband forces her to keepthe production going against her will. This pushes Coletteover the edge as she begins to fight for creative ownershipin order to overcome societal constrains and fixed genderroles. Her experimental writings shake up French society asshe revolutionizes literature, fashion and sexual expression.With an introduction by Rolf LuchsEintritt: € 8 | 7,50 Schüler, Studierende, Senioren (ab 65) | 7 CSHMitglieder& Inhaber der CineCard (ggf. zzgl. Überlängenzuschlag)Veranstaltungssprache: EnglischMit: Friedrichsbau Kino(c) Bleeker Street