Jean Gabin season at the BFI 2-31 May
Posted by Amélie, on 4 May 2012. Comments: 0
The BFI are holding a retrospective from 2 to 31 May to celebrate the career of classic French movie star Jean Gabin, including classic gems such as La Grande Illusion, Le Quai des Brumes and Maigret tend un piège!
We are teaming up with the BFI to offer you the chance to enjoy the Jean Gabin season with either a pair of tickets for any film of the retrospective or a copy of Julian Jackson's essay on La Grande Illusion!
Just send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org indicating your preferred prize and two lucky winners will be selected at random to win one of either prize. The winners will be notified by email.
Between 1930 and 1976, magnetic French star Jean Gabin built an unparalleled screen image that encompassed both tragic working-class hero and underworld godfather. Highlights include the extended run of Le Quai des brumes a marvellously moody thriller bittersweet whose atmosphere of fatalistic romanticism is brilliantly sustained by Carné and his cast. Seldom has the seedy side of life seemed so utterly seductive...
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