UNE EXCUTION ORDINAIRE (An Ordinary Execution) M

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French drama adapted by writer/director Marc Dugain from his own novel. Set in 1950s Moscow, the film imagines the relationship between aging Russian dictator Joseph Stalin (Andre Dussolier) and a gifted young female doctor, Anna (Marina Hands), who is summoned to the Kremlin to care for Stalin as the infirmities of old age overtake him.  Anna sets about her work uneasily, aware that anything she does to displease her tyrannical patient could lead to her being 'purged' in the same perfunctory manner as her predecessor. As the ailing dictator rambles and reminisces on his deathbed, his warped philosophy of terror is subtly revealed.

L'automne 1952. Une jeune mdecin urologue et magntiseur qui pratique dans un hpital de la banlieue de Moscou cherche dsesprment tomber enceinte de son mari, un physicien dsabus qui ne survit que grce l'amour qui le lie sa femme. Cette dernire est son grand effroi appele secrtement soigner Staline, malade, au seuil de la mort, et qui vient de se dbarrasser de son mdecin personnel. Le dictateur s'insinue dans le couple et installe avec la jeune femme une relation o se mlent confidences et manipulation. Tour tour amical et pervers, le monstre livre son art de la terreur comme on ne l'a jamais vu.

UNE EXCUTION ORDINAIRE (An Ordinary Execution)
M 105 min
France - English Subtitles
Sunday 8 May 7pm
$17 Adult
$14 Film Club Member / Alliance Francaise Member

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