Mathieu Amalric: Renaissance Man

Alliance Française in New York to celebrate star.

by Anne-Katrin Titze

Wes Anderson's adaptation of Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr. Fox, co-written with Noah Baumbach, will be presented by Anne-Katrin Titze
Wes Anderson's adaptation of Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr. Fox, co-written with Noah Baumbach, will be presented by Anne-Katrin Titze

The Blue Room director Mathieu Amalric and his co-star Stéphanie Cléau, will take part in a Q&A to kick off the CinéSalon programme Mathieu Amalric: Renaissance Man at the French Institute Alliance Française in New York. Other highlights include Julian Schnabel's The Diving Bell And The Butterfly, Arnaud Desplechin's My Sex Life…or How I Get Into an Argument, with Emmanuelle Devos, Jeanne Balibar and Marianne Denicourt, which is Desplechin's complement to My Golden Days (Trois Souvenirs De Ma Jeunesse), and Fantastic Mr. Fox with the voices of Meryl Streep and George Clooney dubbed in French by Isabelle Huppert and Mathieu Amalric, who was also featured in Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Mathieu Amalric is the French Fantastic Mr. Fox
Mathieu Amalric is the French Fantastic Mr. Fox Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

Mathieu Amalric will also star in the play Fight Or Flight (Le Moral Des Ménages) with Anne-Laure Tond, directed and adapted by Stéphanie Cléau, based on the novel by Eric Reinhardt, on Wednesday, November 4 and Thursday, November 5 at 7:30pm.

Mathieu Amalric: Renaissance Man is curated by Delphine Selles-Alvarez. The screenings below will be followed by a free wine and beer reception.

  • The Blue Room (La Chambre bleue): Tuesday, November 3 at 4:00pm and following the 7:30pm screening a Q&A with Mathieu Amalric and Stéphanie Cléau.
  • A Man, a Real One (Un Homme, un vrai): Tuesday, November 10 at 4:00pm and 7:30pm
  • My Sex Life…or How I Get Into an Argument (Comment je me suis disputé…(ma vie sexuelle): Tuesday, November 17 at 4:00pm and 8:00pm
  • If You Don’t, I Will (Arrête Ou Je Continue): Tuesday, December 1 at 4:00pm
  • The Screen Illusion (L’Illusion Comique): Tuesday, December 1 at 7:30pm
  • Late August, Early September
  • (Fin Août, Début Septembre): Tuesday, December 8 at 4:00pm and 7:30pm

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox: Tuesday, December 15 at 4:00pm, presented by Anne-Katrin Titze
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphandre et le papillon): Tuesday, December 15 at 7:30pm

Mathieu Amalric: Renaissance Man runs from November 3 through December 15. French Institute Alliance Française Florence Gould Hall 55 East 59th Street New York

My Golden Days will be screening at the UK French Film Festival.

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