Invitation to Marina Vlady

The elusive Marina Vlady became a glamorous icon thanks to Before the Deluge by André Cayatte and has worked with Robert Hossein, Marco Ferreri, Jean-Luc Godard, Bertrand Tavernier and Márta Mészáros. Meet this actress, writer and singer of Russian origin with a thousand facets to her prolific international career.

Before the Deluge by André Cayatte (Avant le déluge, 1954, 2h20)
In the psychosis of a new worldwide conflict, five young people decide to run away. They organize a burglary, and fall into a spiral of violence... The impactful and emotional movie, superbly directed, introduced Marina Vlady to audiences. With Bernard Blier.
Pathé Bellecour Mon.14 10:45am | Lumière Fourmi Wed.16 3:45pm | Lumière Terreaux Fri.18 5pm | Écully Sat.19 5pm | Institut Lumière Sun.20 10:30am

The Conjugal Bed by Marco Ferreri (Una storia moderna – L’ape regina, 1963, 1h35)
Alfonso marries Regina, a young catholic virgin. Insatiable, she exhausts her husband until she becomes pregnant. A cruel and obsessive film. Marina Vlady strikes the perfect balance of candor and perversity, earning her the Best Actress award in Cannes.
Lumière Fourmi Sun.13 9:45pm | Villa Lumière Fri.18 7:30pm | Lumière Terreaux Sun.20 11am

Time to Live by Bernard Paul (Le Temps de vivre, 1969, 1h45)
Louis, a construction worker, is killing himself at work to ensure a great life for his family, but is missing the essential... A film of truth and rare lucidity.
Villa Lumière Sun.13 7:30pm | Pathé Bellecour Thu.17 4:30pm

Lika: Chekhov’s Love / Subject for a Short Story by Sergei Yutkevich (Syuzhet dlya nebolshogo rasskaza, 1969, 1h26)
Chekhov relives the love story that served as the inspiration of his play The Seagull... The Russian director films solitude and the source of his creation with finesse.
Lumière Bellecour Thu.17 5:15pm | Villa Lumière Fri.18 10:45am

Let Joy Reign Supreme by Bertrand Tavernier (Que la fête commence, 1975, 1h54)
The Duke of Orleans (Philippe Noiret), assisted by the greedy Father Dubois (Jean Rochefort), has served as regent since the death of Louis XIV. He lives in luxurious debauchery, while the people starve. A Breton rebellion is brewing... A strong historical film about the years of upheaval that led to the Revolution.
UGC Confluence Wed.16 11am | Comoedia Thu.17 7:30pm | Institut Lumière Sat.19 6:45pm

The Two of Them by Márta Mészáros (Ök ketten, 1977, 1h32)
Juli flees her alcoholic husband in the housing for workers directed by Mária. The two women are vastly different, yet their friendship transforms their lives... A beautiful movie of friendship that makes one ponder family and relationships.
Lumière Fourmi Tue.15 7:15pm | Pathé Bellecour Fri.18 4:45pm

Meet Marina Vlady
Comédie Odéon Sat.19 11:15am

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