Gala / International premiere

Thelma, Louise and Chantal (Thelma, Louise et Chantal)

  • Benoît Pétré /
  • France /
  • 2009 /
  • 90 mins

Catherine Jacob, Jane Birkin, Caroline Cellier, Thierry Lhermitte, Alysson Paradis, Michèle Bernier / Fiction / French

A thoroughly delightful buddy movie, for anyone who’s ever loved, lost or drunkenly lectured an ex.

Drawn – for different reasons – to the wedding of a mutual old acquaintance, three friends embark on an eventful road trip. Nelly (Jane Birkin) is a sweet eccentric, Chantal (Catherine Jacob) a frustrated wife and mother, and Gabrielle (Caroline Cellier) a full-on vamp; while their worldviews and wardrobes differ, mid-life sexual frustration, troubled romance and the effects of champagne prove to be universal...

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  • #1 Leona Campbell / Monday 21 June, 2010 / 21:30 GMT

    I thoroughly enjoyed this movie and would recommend it to as many people as possible. It's a beautiful film with a really wonderful heart. For a first feature it's really impressive.

    The actors are really brilliant and the way the film is shot is perfect.

    The story will appeal to woman all over the world or all generations, it shows that woman don't need to grow older too gracefully and can still enjoy life the same way (if not more) once they have a few years experience behind them.

    Superb - well done Benoit, can't wait to see the next one.....

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