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Ciné-Club (in person) : Adieu les Cons / Bye Bye Morons (2020)

Date: 27 May 2022, 6:30pm - 9:00pm GMT-8 Pacific Time (US & Canada)


The film will be shown during the event. 

Adieu les Cons /Bye Bye Morons (2020)
By Albert Dupontel, with Virginie Efira, Albert Dupontel and Nicolas Marié

In French with English subtitles

This gem of modern cinema is a mix of humor, poetry and a rebel spirit. A statement of human nature in a society lost in technology.

When 43-year-old Suze finds out that she's ill, she decides to go looking for a child she was forced to abandon when she was 15. On her madcap bureaucratic quest she crosses paths with JB, a 50-year-old suicidal computer programmer and Mr. Blin, a blind archivist prone to overenthusiasm. The unlikely trio set off on a hilarious and poignant journey across the city in search of Suze's long-lost child.

The film received 7 Cesar Awards: Best film, Best original screenplay, Best Director…

The bilingual introduction and the discussion will be led by Hélène Laroche Davis, Professor of Film Studies.
Food and wine sponsored by Fabrique Délices and Frenchery and networking.

Event Program




Introduction by Hélène Laroche Davis, PhD followed by movie


Q & A -  Bilingual discussion

Emerson School 2800 W. Bayshore, Palo Alto. Entrance to the Ciné-Club is at the back of the school, accessible from the end of the parking lot behind the building.

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