Tuesday French Movie Night: Ballerina

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Alliance Française de San Francisco

1345 Bush Street

San Francisco, CA 94109

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Tuesday Movie Night !!!

Every Tuesday we organize a screening of a Francophone movie with English subtitles.



“Ballerina” by Eric Summer and Eric Warin (2016)

With: Maddie Ziegler, Elle Fanning, Carly Rae Jepsen

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Dance

In the 1880s, Félicie, a poor orphan girl who dreams of becoming a ballerina, but lacks formal training, runs away from her orphanage in rural Brittany with her best friend, Victor, a young inventor. Together they go to beautiful Paris, but they soon become separated, and Victor becomes an office boy in Gustave Eiffel's workshop. Félicie finds her way to the Paris Opera, where the guard catches her trespassing. She is rescued by a mysterious cleaner with a limp, Odette, who agrees to let Félicie stay with her until she gets on her feet. Odette works for both the Opera and for the cruel and imperious Régine Le Haut, a wealthy restaurant owner. While helping Odette clean, Félicie spies Regine's daughter, Camille, practicing ballet. Camille sees Félicie, insults her, and throws Félicie's treasured music box out of the window, breaking it. As Félicie takes it to Victor for repair, she intercepts the postman who brings a letter from the Opera admitting Camille to the celebrated school of ...

Trailer: https://youtu.be/fmK7X0swHrE



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Félicie est une jeune orpheline bretonne qui n’a qu’une passion : la danse. Avec son meilleur ami Victor qui aimerait devenir un grand inventeur, ils mettent au point un plan rocambolesque pour s’échapper de l’orphelinat, direction Paris, ville lumière et sa Tour Eiffel en construction ! Félicie devra se battre comme jamais, se dépasser et apprendre de ses erreurs pour réaliser son rêve le plus fou : devenir danseuse étoile à l’Opéra de Paris…



The theater doors open 15 minutes before the movie starts. You are welcome to wait in the library if you arrive before then.

The movie is free but we appreciate a donation of $5 to support our movie nights.

See you there!


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