<em>Another World</em>

Another World

Another World | Un Autre Monde

L’OR French Film Festival Aotearoa 2022
  • Thu 30 Jun 2022
  • 2—3:40PM
  • Len Lye Cinema
  • Rating: TBC
  • Adult $17.50
  • Student $14.00
  • Sen $12.50
  • Child $12.00
  • Alliance $14.50
  • Booking essential
  • In line with current New Zealand restrictions for cinemas, conditions of entry to all Cinema screenings under the Covid-19 Protection Framework are:
  • o Face coverings to be worn
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  • To minimise disruption no admittance to cinema 10 minutes after session starts
  • Hearing loop provided for the hearing impaired
  • Wheelchair spaces available. Free entry for a companion to assist an audience member who has a disability. Companion seat is automatically allocated when a wheelchair space is booked

The remarkable Vincent Lindon reunites with acclaimed writer/director Stéphane Brizé for the stunning ANOTHER WORLD, delivering a powerhouse turn as a driven white-collar manager torn between duty to his job, his family and his principles.

Lindon plays Philippe Lemesle, an executive who oversees the regional factory of an industrial multi-national. He has dedicated his life to the company, balancing relations with his employees while placating his bosses and their American overlords. But it’s come at a high personal cost - he and partner Anne (the amazing Sandrine Kiberlain, Lindon’s ex-wife in real life) are separating, and his relationship with troubled son Lucas (In The Name Of The Land’s Anthony Bajon) is also collapsing. So when the already-frayed Philippe is tasked by management with a downsizing operation, he faces a major crisis of conscience.

Harnessing the humanist spirit of Ken Loach, Brizé’s intimate and emotionally engaging film is a clear-eyed look at the pressures of modern society. Lindon is truly astounding, finding empathy and pathos as a man backed into a corner, but who decides to fight back. He - and the film - is a knockout.

2021 | Drama | 97 min | Dir. Stéphane Brizé | In French & English with English subtitles

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<em>Another World</em>

Another World

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