Tuesday 15th May 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Palmer Building
Set in France in the 1990s, Robin Campillo’s film tells of ACT UP activists who fought to improve research into a cure for AIDS. The film brings together a time of great tragedy with righteous anger adding in a bustling and vibrant view of Franceall to a house-music score. Campillo’s remarkable 2013 breakout Eastern Boys introduced an interesting immersive film maker who brings you into the story with a lightness of direction.
France 2018 – French with subtitles – Directed by Robin Campillo with Pérez Biscayart, ArnaudValois and AdèleHaenel – 143 min
Robin Campillo’s outstanding AIDS activist drama melds the personal, thepolitical and the erotic to heart-bursting effect – VARIETY
Campillo has given his movie the breath of true life. It grieves andtriumphs and haunts with abounding grace and understanding, itsheartbeat thumping with genuine, undeniable resonance – VANITY FAIR