New French Cinema Week 2018

PETIT PAYSAN

Directed by Hubert Charuel

France, 2017, 1h 30min, DCP, In French with English Subtitles

New French Cinema Week 2018

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752

Showtime

Wed, Apr 25

Due to a cancellation, we will not have a filmmaker intro and Q&A at this screening. Our other visiting filmmakers will be in attendance at this screening as well as for Q&As at the following films: CUSTODY, MONTPARNASSE BIENVENUE, Correspondance, New French Cinema Week Shorts, and UNTIL THE BIRDS RETURN

Winner of the César Award for Best First Film, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor. A shy young dairy farmer, Pierre, begins to take precautions when word of Mad Cow Disease in France begins to make the national headlines. To the dismay of his veterinarian sister and their parents, his paranoia mounts, but he doesn’t let on that one of their cows is exhibiting symptoms. Obsessed with his herd, Pierre will do anything to save them, and the film brims with suspense and humor as Pierre bumbles his way through concealing his dark secret.

Attend all of the New French Cinema Week screenings and events with a Series Pass (15% savings off regularly priced tickets). You’ll gain admission into all ten screenings and events​.​ AFS Members receive even greater discounts on series passes​, plus an exclusive invite to the members-only opening reception with complimentary drinks.

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