Kinofolk at Spark* - Céline and Julie Go Boating
08/08/19 @ 19:30

Céline et Julie vont en Bateau [Céline and Julie Go Boating]
French with Subtitles
Dir: Jacques Rivette
1974
12A
Doors 19:15 - Film 19:30
£5 standard ticket (on the door)

When Celine (Juliet Berto) goes traipsing across a Parisian park, unwittingly dropping first a scarf, then other objects, Julie (Dominique Labourier) cannot help but follow her, picking up each item. So begins a fanciful relationship between the two, which soon sees Celine sharing Julie's apartment and each of them playfully switching identities in their daily lives. As they increasingly indulge their fantasies, they find themselves trying to rescue a young girl from a supposedly haunted house. Céline and Julie Go Boating, Rivette's rarely seen yet biggest commercial hit, is an exhilarating combination of the themes of theatricality, paranoia and la vie Parisienne, all wrapped up in an extended and entrancing examination of the nature of film-making (and film-watching).

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