WHAT: César and Rosalie
WHEN: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 – 7pm - 9pm
WHERE: La Maison Française – 4101 Reservoir Rd, NW - Washington, D.C. - 20007
PRICE: Free admission – registration required
RESERVATION: Online registration required. EventBrite
ADD. INFOS: Every attendee must be registered under his/her name. Valid ID required. No parking inside the embassy.
César and Rosalie
by Claude Sautet
1972 – France – 110 min
In French with English subtitles
Viennese by birth, Romy Schneider (1938 - 1982) began acting in German films but gained international stardom in such films as Orson Welles’ The Trial, Jacques Deray’s La Piscine, and Claude Sautet’s Les Choses de la vie. Tragically, she died of poor health at age 43. Almodóvar dedicated his film All About My Mother to Schneider’s memory.
In Sautet’s César and Rosalie, Romy Schneider plays a recent divorcee who splits her time between family and the wealthy César (Yves Montand). When David (Sami Frey), an old flame of Rosalie’s, appears, the two men vie for her affections. Sautet masters over the representation of the messy actuality of love, portraying the complicated elusiveness of loving the one you’re with.