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Cinema screenings

Find the list of cinema screenings in Haute Sarthe Alpes Mancelles.

Please note that all films are broadcast in French with no subtitles (unless otherwise specified).

February 2024 cinema screenings

La Rivière

Broadcast as part of the Regards sur le Monde Rural festival

 

French documentary by Dominique Marchais – 1h44

Between the Pyrenees and the Atlantic run powerful rivers called gaves. Corn fields make them thirsty, while dams block the flow of salmon. Human activity is disrupting the water cycle and the river’s biodiversity. Men and women gaze with curiosity and love at this fascinating world of beauty and disaster.

Monday, February 5th at 8:30pm
Salle André Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

5€

Moi, capitaine

 

Italian drama by Matteo Garrone – 2h02

With Seydou Sarr, Moustapha Fall, Issaka Sawadogo

Seydou and Moussa, two 16-year-old Senegalese, decide to leave their homeland for Europe. But their dreams and hopes of a better life are soon dashed by the dangers of the journey. Their only weapon in this odyssey is their humanity.

Warning: some scenes, words or images may offend viewers’ sensibilities.

Friday, February 9th at 8:30pm
Salle Loisirs et Culture in Beaumont-sur-Sarthe
5,50€

Le Temps D’Aimer

 

Franco-Belgian romantic drama by Katell Quillévéré – 2h05

With Anaïs Demoustier, Vincent Lacoste, Paul Beaurepaire

1947. On a beach, Madeleine, a waitress in a hotel-restaurant and mother of a little boy, meets François, a rich, cultured student. Between them, it’s as if it were obvious. Providence. If we know what she wants to leave behind by following this young man, we discover over time what François is trying to escape by mixing Madeleine’s destiny with his own…

Monday, February 12th at 8:30pm
Salle André Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

5€

5 hectares

 

French comedy by Emilie Deleuze – 1h34

With Lambert Wilson, Marina Hands, Laurent Poitrenaux

What drives an established man to jeopardize his comfort, his career and his marriage? Passion, all the more burning because it comes late in life, for five hectares of land in the Limousin. But land has to be earned, especially when you come from the city. Here Franck is on a quest for the Holy Grail. He needs a tractor.

Saturday, February 17th at 8.30pm
Salle André Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe
5€

Jeff Panacloc – À la poursuite de Jean-Marc

 

French comedy by Pierre-François Martin-Laval – 1h30

With Jeff Panacloc, Claude Perron, Vincent Deniard

Jeff Panacloc and Jean-Marc, the duo who have won over millions of moviegoers, are coming to the big screen for the first time!

Jeff, a quiet, somewhat candid man, crosses paths with Jean-Marc, a stuffed monkey who has just escaped from a military base. Special feature: this stuffed animal… is alive. Jean-Marc, unashamed and unfiltered, takes Jeff on a wild adventure. Between chases, laughter and zany situations, nothing goes as planned!

Sunday, February 18th at 5pm
Salle André Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe
5€

Bonnard, Pierre et Marthe

Broadcast as part of Micro-Folie

 

French biopic by Martin Provost – 2h02

With Cécile de France, Vincent Macaigne, Stacy Martin

Pierre Bonnard wouldn’t be the painter we all know without the enigmatic Marthe, who occupies almost a third of his work…

Film preceded by an animation to discover the works and life of Pierre Bonnard, nicknamed the “painter of happiness”, as part of Micro-Folie. Animation starts at 8pm.

Monday, February 26th at 8:30pm
Salle A. Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe
5€

Migration

Young audience screening

 

French-American animated film by Illumination – 1h22

The Mallard family is faced with a domestic dilemma. While Mack is totally content to wade with his family, peacefully and permanently, in their little New England pond, his wife Pam would be more the type to shake up this routine a little to show the rest of the world to her children – Dax, who is already no longer a duckling, and his little sister Gwen. When they welcome a family of migratory ducks for a stopover, it’s the perfect opportunity for Pam to persuade Mack to follow in their footsteps and embark on a family journey: destination Jamaica, by way of New York. As they set off for the sunny winter months, the Mallards’ well-laid plans quickly fall apart. But the chaotic and unexpected turn of events will change them forever, and teach them much more than they ever imagined.

Wednesday, February 28th at 3pm
Salle A. Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

5€

March 2024 cinema screenings

La Tresse

 

Franco-Belgian comedy-drama by Laetitia Colombani – 1h59

With Kim Raver, Fotinì Peluso, Mia Maelzer

India. Smita is an untouchable. She dreams of seeing her daughter escape her miserable condition and enter school.
Italy. Giulia works in her father’s workshop. When he has an accident, she discovers that the family business is ruined.
Canada. Sarah, a renowned lawyer, is about to be promoted to the head of her firm when she learns that she is ill.
Three lives, three women, three continents. Three battles to fight. Although they don’t know each other, Smita, Giulia and Sarah are unknowingly linked by their most intimate and singular bond.

Monday, March 4th at 8:30pm
Salle A. Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe
5€

Wish – Asha et la bonne étoile

Young audience screening

 

American animated film by Walt Disney Animation Studios – 1h42

A quick-witted 17-year-old girl, Asha lives in Rosas, a fantastic kingdom where literally every wish can be granted. In a moment of despair, she makes a heartfelt and powerful wish to the stars, which is answered by a cosmic force: a tiny ball of infinite energy named Star. Together, Star and Asha will face their most formidable enemy, King Magnifico, and prove that the wish of a determined person, combined with the magic of the stars, can truly produce miracles…

Tuesday, March 5th at 3:30pm
Salle Loisirs et Culture in Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

5,50€

Maison de retraite 2

 

French comedy by Claude Zidi Jr. – 1h42

With Kev Adams, Jean Reno, Daniel Prévost

When the Lino Vartan home – which takes in young orphans and senior citizens – has to close for health reasons, Milann has no choice but to accept an invitation from a retirement home in the South of France that is hosting them for the summer. Everyone boards Alban’s bus. Children and elders discover the Bel Azur Club, an idyllic villa by the sea: a dream come true! A godsend for these orphaned kids who’ve never had a vacation… But paradise turns to hell, as old and new residents of the 3rd age hate each other! The seniors’ war is declared!

Tuesday, March 5th at 8:30pm
Salle Loisirs et Culture in Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

5,50€

Léo, la fabuleuse histoire de Léonard de Vinci

Young audience screening, as part of Micro-Folie

 

Irish animation movie – 1h37

Welcome to the Renaissance! A time when artists, scientists, kings and queens invented a new world. Among them, a curious character spends his days drawing strange machines and exploring the wildest ideas. Observe the moon, fly like a bird, discover the secrets of medicine… he dreams of changing the world. Embark on a journey with the greatest of geniuses, Leonardo da Vinci!

Film preceded by an animation on the fascinating world of Leonardo da Vinci: his works, his inventions, his workplaces, and the period during which he lived: the Renaissance, as part of Micro-Folie. Starts at 2:30pm.

Wednesday, March 6th at 3pm
Salle A. Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe
5€

Comme un prince

 

French comedy by Ali Marhyar – 1h30

With Ahmed Sylla, Mallory Wanecque, Julia Piaton

Souleyman, 27, a boxing champion who is preparing for the Olympic Games with the French national team, sees his future shattered when he cracks the bones in his hand following a bar brawl. Souleyman was expelled from the team and sent to the Château de Chambord, where he had to do his 400 hours of community service, picking up garbage in the gardens. Initially unmoved by the place, Souleyman ends up taking an interest in the château and the people who work there, and in particular Eddy, the events manager, who takes him into another world. But his encounter with Mélissa, a young teenager with an exceptional talent for boxing, throws his plans into question…

Saturday, March 9th at 8:30pm
Salle A. Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

5€

Sous le vent des Marquises

 

French comedy-drama by Pierre Godeau – 1h31

With François Damiens, Salomé Dewaels, Roman Kolinka

When Alain is asked to play Brel, his destiny becomes intertwined with that of the artist. This encounter brings him closer to his daughter and turns his life upside down.

Sunday, March 10th at 5pm
Salle A. Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe
5€

Ricardo et la peinture

Broadcast as part of the Printemps des Poètes

 

Franco-Swiss documentary by Barbet Schroeder – 1h46

Ricardo et la peinture is Barbet Schroeder’s portrait of his friend, the painter Ricardo Cavallo, who has devoted his life to painting. From Buenos Aires to Finistère, via Paris and Peru, this film is an invitation to delve into the history of painting, but also to discover the life of this man who, with simplicity and humility, has always been totally committed, even passing on his passion to the children of his village.

Monday, March 18th at 8:30pm
Salle A. Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

5€

La Zone d’intérêt

Film broadcast in original version with French subtitles

 

American-British-Polish war drama by Jonathan Glazer – 1h45

With Christian Friedel, Sandra Hüller, Johann Karthaus

Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höss and his wife Hedwig strive to build a dream life for their family in a house with a garden next to the camp.

Monday, March 25th at 8:30pm
Salle A. Voisin in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

5€

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