Hyde Park Picture House

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The Green Ray | TUESDAY WONDER

Time
On 3rd March - 6.10 PM
Other showings
From 3rd March - 3rd March
Starring:
Marie Rivière, Vincent Gauthier, Amira Chemakhi
Director
Dir. Eric Rohmer
Duration
98mins
Country
FR
Year
1986
Synopsis:

The 1986 Venice Festival-winning masterpiece by revered auteur Eric Rohmer (MY NIGHT WITH MAUD) centres on a capricious and somewhat hapless heroine, secretary Delphine. Staunchly vegetarian, easily bored, Delphine (played brilliantly by co-writer and Rohmer regular Rivière, AUTUMN TALE) is finding it difficult to holiday with companions who are frankly put off by her changeable moods. The large volume of improvisation in THE GREEN RAY is pitch perfect and arguably lays the groundwork for later works by other key directors like Richard Linklater and Joanna Hogg.  

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The Green Ray
Critical reaction:
  • Marie Rivière is wonderful as the shy, sensitive singleton at the centre of Rohmer’s documentary-like but mysterious classic. ★★★★★

    Peter Bradshaw, THE GUARDIAN