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Petite Maman (U)

France | 2021 | 72’ | TBC | FL | Céline Sciamma
Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz, Nina Meurisse

In this radiant tale, Céline Sciamma crafts a mysterious and delicate exploration of childhood and grief.

Following her grandmother’s death, eight-year-old Nelly travels to the old woman’s home to help her parents pack everything up. After her mother unexpectedly leaves, Nelly befriends a little girl in a nearby forest – an encounter that reveals a strange and beguiling new world. You don’t want to know too much about Petite Maman in advance to fully appreciate its quiet yet powerful magic. Tightly packed into its brief running time and realised entirely at a child’s perspective, Sciamma (Portrait of a Lady on Fire, LFF 2019) draws inspiration from the fantastical world of Hayao Miyazaki to explore the theme of the Mother and the complexity of growing-up. Evocative autumnal cinematography (thanks to director of photography extraordinaire Claire Mathon), understated mise-en-scène and pitch-perfect performances from its young cast drive this deeply imaginative and tender film.

Prices:

£6 / £4

Unreserved seating - for your comfort and safety, we’re selling at a reduced capacity. 

COVID safety: In line with Welsh Government legislation, you’ll need to show a COVID Pass or proof of a recent negative test result to attend. For further details, click here. We have a number of measures in place to ensure that your visit is enjoyable and as safe as possible. Find out more here.

Ticket & Times

  • Mon 29 Nov , 4:40 PM
  • Mon 29 Nov , 8:40 PM
  • Tue 30 Nov , 12:00 PM
  • Tue 30 Nov , 2:00 PM
  • Tue 30 Nov , 8:00 PM
  • Wed 1 Dec , 6:30 PM
  • Thu 2 Dec , 2:50 PM
  • Thu 2 Dec , 6:40 PM