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THE FAIRY

Fri, Feb 10, 2012
at 8:45 PM (Lloyd Mall 6)
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Sat, Feb 11, 2012
at 3:30 PM (Lloyd Mall 5)
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Tue, Feb 14, 2012
at 8:30 PM (Lake Twin Cinema)
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THE FAIRY

DIRECTOR: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy - FRANCE

Dom works the night shift in a small hotel near the industrial seaport of Le Havre. One night, a woman arrives with no luggage and no shoes. Her name is Fiona. She tells Dom she is a fairy and grants him three wishes. Off on a whirlwind romp around the town, two wishes come true, but then Fiona mysteriously disappears. Dom, now hopelessly in love, searches for her everywhere. “This delightfully off-kilter comedy seems to have been born without a cynical bone in its body. The Tati-inspired physical comedy and charming dance numbers abet an ingenious, whimsical tale. ... The retro attitude is further apparent in the recurrence of the jazz standard ‘What a Difference a Day Makes,’ as well as the use of rear projection in a road chase that may shock some in its all-out recklessness.”—The Hollywood Reporter (94 mins.)

Filmography: Iceberg (08), Rumba (09).

In French with English subtitles.

Sponsored by TV5Monde.

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Interests: Narrative Feature, French Language.

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