Cinema - La Famille Bélier
Ashbourne Community Cinema presents "La Famille Bélier". Cert 12A.
Ticket price includes a complimentary glass of French wine and a selection of French cheeses. Under 18s will be offered a complimentary soft drink.
In the Bélier family, sixteen-year-old Paula is an indispensable interpreter for her deaf parents and brother on a daily basis, especially in the running of the family farm. One day, a music teacher discovers her gift for singing and encourages Paula to audition for the prestigious Maîtrise de Radio France music college in Paris, which will secure her a good career and a college degree. However, this decision would mean leaving her family and taking her first steps towards adulthood.La Famille Bélier is a 2014 French-Belgian coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by Éric Lartigau. The film received six nominations at the 40th César Awards, winning Most Promising Actress for Louane Emera. It won a Magritte Award in the category of Best Foreign Film.An English-language remake of the film, CODA, premiered in January 2021 and won three Academy Awards, including Best Picture.