March 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm
8.00 (AF Members) and $10.00 (Non-members)



Tuesday, 20 March 2018 – 8pm

$8.00 (AF Members) and $10.00 (Non-members)

In association with


France | Belgium | 2017


In French with English subtitles

TBC – Please wait for rating to be out before buying tickets for 21 years and below.

Director: Emmanuel Courcol

Cast: Romain Duris, Céline Sallette, Grégory Gadebois


In the early 1920s, Georges Laffont, traumatized by the horrific trench warfare, decides to leave his life behind and travel to West Africa into the vast territories of Upper Volta in the company of Diofo, artist and also survivor of the Great War. From village to village, Georges uses Diofo’s talents as a griot to recruit the villagers as labour for plantations in Ghana. But this adventure leads him to a dead-end, and he comes back to Nantes where his brother Marcel, a war invalid, lives with their mother. After the war in Europe, life went on without him. Georges will desperately try to find his place, with the help of Helene, a sign language teacher with whom he will have a tumultuous relationship, and his family, that he selfishly left behind. He will finally attempt to heal their wounds.


Groups of 10 or more (friends, family, company, school…) can benefit from the AF member price/ticket by writing an email to Pauline Jorge, Cultural Programming Manager of the Alliance Française (culturalaffairs@alliancefrancaise.org.sg).


Please note that la médiathèque and le café Diabolo will be closed on Monday 4 February (whole day). Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.