3 November 2016, 5.30pm
Cinema A, 24 Shelton Street, London, WC2H 9UB
Source – lfs.org.uk
Grieving young Englishman Paul (Colin Morgan) escapes to France looking for something he thinks is owed to his dead father. He worms his way into a mysterious, crumbling house owned by elegant, imperious musician Madeleine (Fanny Ardant). Thus begins a game of cat and mouse between them. Both have dangerous secrets to reveal, and when all the painful truths seem to have been pulled into the light comes Madeleine’s final astonishing revelation.
Charles studied Fine Art at Cardiff and Chelsea. A pioneer of the architectural installation in the 1970’s, he spent the early part of his career making and exhibiting his own work and teaching in many art schools. His main concerns across all media have consistently been time, memory, the atmospheric quality of places and the signiﬁcance of objects. In the 1980’s an increasing interest in ﬁlm drew him towards the industry. He cut his teeth as a designer in the world of commercials and pop promos then moved on to TV drama and feature ﬁlms… More
Hugh worked in the visual arts in the 1970s, mainly as a curator. His first film was Begging the ring, winner of the Grierson Award (1978); he wrote a further five films in the 1980s, including an adaptation of To the Lighthouse (BBC), Remembrance and another adaptation of J.R. Ackerley’s novel We think the world of you, with Gary Oldman and Alan Bates. Both films were financed partly by C4 and also had cinema releases….. More