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November 16, 2022 @ 19:30

A young graduate in the office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs finds a world filled with ambition and dirty dealings.

In the aftermath of the French Presidential Election, it seems fitting that this razor-sharp comedy should return to the big screen. Young graduate Arthur Vlamrick (Raphaël Personnaz) is hired as a speechwriter for the tough-talking Minister of Foreign Affairs (Thierry Lhermitte) and rather than idealism what he finds is a world filled with ambition and dirty dealings. Think The West Wing crossed with The Thick of It.

"Broad performances, rapid-fire pacing, and rampant visual and verbal gags … it’s political burlesque through and through." - Slant Magazine
Director: Bertrand Tavernier | 2013 | 113 mins | France
Cast: Thierry Lhermitte, Raphaël Personnaz, Niels Arestrup
Awards: Niels Arestrup won Best Supporting Actor at the 2014 César Awards.
Screened with English subtitles
Classification: 15


November 16, 2022
19:30 - 21:30
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