American writer Tom Ricks comes to Paris desperate to put his life together again and win back the love of his estranged wife and daughter. When things don’t go according to plan, he ends up in a shady hotel in the suburbs, having to work as a night guard to make ends meet. Then Margit, a beautiful, mysterious stranger walks into his life and things start looking up. Their passionate and intense relationship triggers a string of inexplicable events… as if an obscure power is taking control of his life. Stars Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas.
Pawel Pawlikowski was born in Warsaw and has been based in the United Kingdom since 1977. He has directed several accalimed documentaries for the BBC, including Vaclav Havel(89), Dostoevsky’s Travels (92) and Tripping with Zhirinovsky (95). He has written and directed the features The Stringer (98), Twockers (98), The Last Resort (00), My Summer of Love (04), which screened at the Festival, and The Woman in the Fifth (11).
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Sunday September 11
Winter Garden Theatre
Monday September 12
Isabel Bader Theatre
Friday September 16
Scotiabank Theatre 1