The Mystery of Henri Pick / Le mystère Henri Pick (N/C 12+) 

Wry, witty and thoroughly enjoyable, this charming French affair echoes Agatha Christie. A manuscript discovered in a remote Brittany library – supposedly written by Henri Pick, a deceased local pizza-restaurant owner – turns into a French literary sensation. When pompous TV literary critic Jean-Michel Rouche (Fabrice Luchini) makes disparaging remarks about Pick, he loses his wife and his job. Jean-Michel decides to turn detective and teams up with Pick’s daughter, Josephine (Camille Cottin), to discover the truth. False leads and literary fun abound. From the novel by David Foenkinos. Cast Fabrice Luchini, Camille Cottin, Alice Isaaz Dir Rémi Bezançon | 2018 | France | 101 mins | Int Sales Gaumont

A polished package – the charms of rural Brittany are displayed particularly effectively – and the plot is satisfyingly paced. – Screen

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Glasgow Film Theatre                                                 Tue 5 Nov 17:45 

London Ciné Lumière                                        Thu 7 Nov 18:30 ( + guest Rémi Bezançon)  
Director Rémi Bezançon will present his film at the London Ciné Lumière on Thursday 7 Nov at 18:30

Gloucester Guildhall                                                    Fri 8 Nov 19:30 

Aberdeen Belmont                                                      Sun 10 Nov 18:00

Hereford The Courtyard                                              Tue 12 Nov 18:00 

Edinburgh Filmhouse                                                  Mon 18 Nov 18:00 

Inverness Eden Court                                                 Mon 25 Nov 18:00 

Chichester Cinema at New Park                                 Wed 4 Dec 18:30 

Cambridge Picturehouse Sat 7 Dec 15:00  


 

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