Travelling Avant (1987)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 114 min.  |   Countries - France   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Michael Betzold

Writer-director Jean-Charles Tacchella, who had a huge international hit with Cousin, Cousine in 1975, helmed this drama 12 years later. In post-WWII France, three friends are intent on starting a film club for different reasons. Nino (Thierry Fremont), a rich playboy, thinks that it would be amusing to become a director. He hooks up with Donald (Simon de la Brosse), a young man from the countryside who is a serious student of film and hopes to become more urbane by getting involved in cinema. They join forces with Barbara (Ann-Gisele Glass), a young woman who knows how to get into a film warehouse. Their plan is to steal old prints from the warehouse and start their own enterprise.



club [organization], film, friendship, playboy, writer, love-triangle, filmmaker, obsession, suicide-attempt, ambition