Theatre in cinema
Britannicus, Lucrezia, Romeo, Juliet, Cyrano, Alceste and Viola all come to life to draw you into the worlds of the great theatre classics. From passion and betrayal to murder and manipulation, the troupe of the Comédie-Française invites you to experience the most intense emotions on cinema screens. Six unmissable events, including a new production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night by Thomas Ostermeier, one of today's most internationally renowned directors.
Having survived a shipwreck, Viola arrives in Illyria where, to protect herself, she disguises herself as a man and takes on the name of Cesario. She then enters the service of Duke Orsino who, charmed by her, makes her his page and tasks her with transmitting his love to the Countess Olivia. But Cesario/Viola, secretly attracted to the Duke, excels so well in her mission that the Countess is swept away by her ardour.BOOKING
Alceste loves Célimène, a flirtatious woman from Parisian high society. He loathes this world for its hypocritical etiquette but, shaken by a public trial he is called to by this social circle, he must visit Célimène to ask for her help...BOOKING