L'esquiveIn partnership with Institut Français in India

Dreams of teens

Alliance Française de Bombay begins a new chapter in its Cinema program, by following several cycles along the year. The first cycle, Dreams of teens, talks about the first emotions and feelings of teenagers. Les Beaux gosses, by Riad Sattouf  will open this new cycle in January, followed by L’esquive, by Abdellatif Kechiche.

L’esquive, by Abdellatif Kechiche (117’)

A group of teenagers from the housing projects of the Paris suburbs practice a passage from the play Le jeu de l’amour et du hasard, by Marivaux for their French class. Abdelkrim, or Krimo, who initially does not act in the play, falls in love with Lydia the divaesque lead actress. In order to try to seduce her, he accepts the role of Arlequin and joins the rehearsal…