Free French Film
The Mercer Island Sister City Association and the Mercer Island Arts Council present a free French film (with English subtitles): "Tous Les Matins du Monde" (All the Mornings of the world) at Aljoya Retirement Community. Complimentary wine and cheese provided by Aljoya will be served beginning at 6:30; the film will begin at 7:30. The 1991 film is directed by Alain Corneau.
A visually and musically lush portrayal of master vio de gamba players Sainte-Colombe and Marin Marais during their acquaintance in late-17th century France, and the complications that ensure when the Marais falls in love with Colombe's daughter. It stars father and son Girard and Guillaume Depardieu.
Film expert Lance Rhoades will introduce the film and lead a discussion after the showing. For information, contact Jane Meyer Brahm, 206-232-0701.