Director: Mathieu Almaric
This aesthetic and fascinating film, follows Brigitte (Jeanne Balibar) who is preparing for the role of the famous French singer Barbara. The actress carefully studies the character, gestures, manners, and intonations. The Director (Mathieu Amalric) also works, through his encounters, archives, music, he lets himself be overwhelmed, submerged like her, through her.
For her role, Jeanne Balibar won the César de la meilleur actrice (Best actress Caesar) in 2017. The film also won 7 other awards.
The film (with English subtitles) will be followed by a short discussion (in French and English) about Barbara and the film.
@ Leeds Trinity University, Room AF21 (First floor)
£2.50 for members / £3.50 for non members
Watch the trailer