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August 12-14 are the final days of the Robert Classic French Film Festival

On the planet Ygam, the huge, blue, highly technological Traags treat humans (‘home mimicking the French word for man) as inferior pets. Oms who have escaped live in the nearby forests and are hunted by local hunters.

Pet Terr flees with a Traag headset loaded with intelligence, leading to further resistance and confrontations. These fascinating, escapist, metaphorical worlds are populated by imaginative creatures and plants that provide striking insights into our own.

On Saturday, August 13, the iconic 1960 French New Wave film “Breathless” will screen in its restored form. With Belmondo and leading the cast as unscrupulous, criminally inclined and , hawking the New York Herald Tribune in Paris,

Godard unleashes his characteristic, unconventional narrative enhanced by his technical design: a discursive story, jazz score, homages to Humphrey Bogart and American crime genres, plus long camera takes followed by jump cuts, as he invokes and expands cinematic terminology. Today, its impact still reverberates throughout independent films.

shines as the irresistible, irrepressible, timid Montmartre waitress Amélie who infuses magic into the lives of Parisians on the second of the Classic French Fest’s three weekends. With her fanciful, upbeat interventions, “Amélie” reveals much about all our foibles, all while enriching those she touches.

There will be a screening of the Classic French films at 7:30 p.m. at Webster University’s Winifred Moore Auditorium. Websites for the Webster film series and Cinema are both good sources of information.

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