19.00 For the History of cinema series: Le Bete Humaina (1938) by Renoir.
” That’s right. I forgot. You’re married to a locomotive. ” – Pecqueux
From director Jean Renoir a perfect example of the pessimistic poetic realism of the thirties in France, with prophetic hints to the Film Noir genre of the fourties. It is a tale of murder, seduction, jealousy and locomotives.
21.00 For the Grand Master series: Match Factory Girl (1990) by Aki Kaurismaki
“When you give everything only to find disappointment”-Iris
From Grand Master Aki Kaurismaki the story of Iris .
A woman whose terribly dull life is upended by a one-night stand pregnancy, causing her to seek retribution.