On My Way | Elle s’en va
Wednesday May 07 01:00 PM
Sunday May 11 07:30 PM
Friday May 16 01:00 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
Museum members: $8.00
General Admission: $10.00
About the Film:
Directed by Emmanuelle Bercot. 2014. France. 113 mins. French with English subtitles
Now in her early sixties, former beauty queen Bettie (the ever-stunning Catherine Deneuve) finds herself jilted by her lover and left alone to deal with the financial problems facing her family’s restaurant. What begins as a quick drive to clear her head turns into a full-fledged road trip, and along the way there are chance meetings, an ex-Miss France gala, renewed ties with her estranged daughter and grandson, and possibly, at the end of the road, love. A fun-filled riff on the American road-movie, On My Way is also a fantastic tribute to Catherine Deneuve’s filmography, packed with references to François Truffaut, André Téchiné, François Dupeyron and more.
Official Selection: Berlin International Film Festival, London Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Hawaii International Film Festival.
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