The Department of French and Italian

French Film Series

Tue, April 28, 2009 | GAR 0.102

8:00 PM

Fouth film in the French Film series running from April 7th to May 5th. La Locataire by Roman Polanski (1976). Trelkovsky, a Polish file clerk in Paris, moves into a new apartment in the city. The previous tenant, Simone Choule, lies in a coma in a hospital after jumping out of her window. Trelkovsky's new neighbors are an assortment of old recluses and busybodies. While visiting the ex-tenant in the hospital, Trelkovski meets Stella, Simone's girlfriend. When Simone dies, Trelkovski obsesses over her and seems doomed to repeat her final act

All the films begin at 8pm in GAR 0.102 and have English subtitles.

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