International Film Club

Once a month we meet and discuss (virtually) the film that is available and free to all PU employees in Kanopy streaming services .

Please make movie suggestions using this form: https://forms.gle/UDByDaTX17ABf57K9

For the next date of our Film Club please check Events Calendar.

Upcoming Film

The Country Doctor

Médecin de campagne
1h 42 min | Comedy, Drama | 2016 (France)

Link to online access: Princeton Kanopy link
Trailer:  trailer
 
 
Synopsis:
This social dramedy stars Francois Cluzet as a devoted and revered countryside doctor whose life gets rocked by a middle-age woman who has come from the city hospital to earn her chops. Challenging each other with opposite views on medicine, the pair eventually bonds and learns from one another.

 

 


Past Films

Leona

Leona
1h 34 min | Drama | 2018 (Mexico)

Link to online access: Princeton Kanopy link
Trailer:  trailer
 
 
Synopsis:
An intimate, insightful, and moving film that tells the story of a young Jewish woman from Mexico City who finds herself torn between her family and her forbidden love. Ripe with all the drama and interpersonal conflicts of a Jane Austen novel, watching her negotiate the labyrinth of familial pressure, religious precedent, and her own burgeoning sentiment is both painful and beautiful – there are no easy choices to be made.

 

The return 

Возвращение
1h 50 min | Drama | 2015 (Russia)

Link to online access: Princeton Kanopy link
Trailer:  trailer
 
 
Synopsis:
Andrey (Vladimir Garin) and Ivan (Ivan Dobronravov) are brothers who have been raised alone by their mother. When their father (Konstantin Lavronenko) suddenly returns home after vanishing some 12 years earlier, they are both extremely happy to see him back in their lives. Ivan, however, quickly grows suspicious of his father, and determines to find out where exactly his father vanished to all those years ago, and why he suddenly decided to come back into their lives now.

 

Sweet Bean 

An
1h 53 min | Drama | 2015 (Japan)

Link to online access: Princeton Kanopy link
Trailer:  trailer link
 
 
Synopsis:
The manager of a pancake stall finds himself confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her, which starts a relationship that is about much more than just street food. Nominated for an Un Certain Regard Award at the Cannes Film Festival. Official Selection at the Toronto Film Festival.
 
 

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