Director: Mikael Buch (88 minutes, France, 2012) French with English Subtitles / French Farce
A sweet and hilarious fusion of gay romantic comedy, Jewish family drama and French bedroom farce, this film follows the travails and daydreams of the lovelorn Reuben, a French-Jewish mailman living in fairytale Finland with his gorgeous Nordic boyfriend. Just before Passover, a lovers' quarrel exiles Reuben back to Paris and his zany familyincluding Almodovar goddess Carmen Maura (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Volver) as his ditzy mom. Mature themes.
Thursday, April 25, 4:45pm
Saturday, April 27, 9:15pm
The Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival will run April 18-28. Film screenings April 19-28 will be held at Angelika Film Center & Cafe at Mosaic in Fairfax. The complete NVJFF schedule is posted at www.jccnvarts.org. Single tickets are $9-$11 (purchase in advance online or at-the-door starting one hour before screening). Opening night event is $39. Closing night event is $13. All-access festival pass (excluding opening and closing events) is $60.
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Angelika Film Center & Cafe at Mosaic (View)
2911 District Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22031