Event Details

French Film Festival: Panique

Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 - 4 p.m.

Location: Bazarsky Lecture Hall

Event Type: Public Event

Audience: Public

Cost: $15 (Salve Regina students, faculty and staff free with University ID)
Phone: (401) 341-2197

Synopsis: Critically lambasted and shunned by postwar French audiences upon its release in 1947, Julien Duvivier's "Panique" has since come to be recognized as a long-overlooked treasure of French film noir. The film was the first of several adaptations of "Mr. Hire's Engagement," one of the finest novels by legendary Belgian crime writer Georges Simenon, a coal-black tale of the scapegoating of the eccentric bachelor Mr. Hire. Following the murder of a woman in his Paris neighborhood, Mr. Hire has the double misfortune of knowing too much for his own good and falling for the real murderer's girlfriend.

A wine and cheese reception will follow the film.

Festival passes to all films and events are $35. Tickets and festival passes are available online or at the door.


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