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Cine: French Cancan
02/09/2011 - 08/09/2011
Showing Friday 02 September to Thursday 08 September
A loving tribute to the Paris painted by his father Pierre Auguste and the other Impressionists, Renoir’s digitally restored classic is one of the great colour films – and an entrancingly exquisite musical.Gabin is marvellous as the impresario Danglard, who plans to launch his latest club – the Moulin Rouge, as it happens – with an reinvigorated version of the cancan. That the dance would feature his new ‘discovery’ – lovely young Montmartre laundress Nini – only ignites the jealousy of his belly-dancer lover Lola…