8 Femmes

8 Femmes

Event Details

2002 / France/Italy / 111 min. / Colour

Director: François Ozon

Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle Huppert, Emmanuelle Béart, Fanny Ardant

8 Femmes has something for everyone. Inspired by the screwball comedies of Cukor & co. and by Hitchcock’s classic thrillers, writer/director François Ozon effortlessly blends murder-mystery, comedy, farce, melodrama and even a few musical numbers. Set in the 1950s, eight eccentric women (played by a who’s who of French actresses) gather to celebrate Christmas in an isolated, snowbound cottage only to discover that someone has stuck a knife into the back of their patriarch. All have a motive and any one could have done it…