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Driving Madeleine (Une belle course)

Country: France
Language: French with subtitles
Director: Christian Carion
Runtime: 91 minutes
Rating: PG
Friday, February 16 @ 7:30pm
Thursday, February 22 @ 4:00pm

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Charles, a taxi driver in Paris, is having a very bad day. Enter Madeleine, an immaculately groomed 92-year-old woman, who informs him that she is moving into a care home and would like to make some stops along the way. Initially exasperated, Charles is slowly lured in by her charm as their ride takes them through the momentous locations of her life and we discover that she has had a shocking and very dramatic journey indeed. Madeleine reminds us that inside every seemingly benign elderly woman one might pass on the street is a warrior, a nurturer, and a spirited adventurer.

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