Nadia Butterfly



   Thursday 15 April - 6.30pm

   Sunday 18 April - 8.30pm

      Queensland Premiere -


Directed by retired Olympic swimmer turned filmmaker Pascal Plante, this quietly confronting drama is defined by an amazing performance from Olympic swimmer turned actor Katerine Savard.
While young and in her prime, Nadia (Savard) decides to retire from professional swimming after the (fictious) 2020 Olympic Games; to escape a rigid life of sacrifice. After her very last race, Nadia drifts into nights of excess punctuated by episodes of self-doubt. But even this transitional numbness cannot conceal her true inner quest: defining her identity outside the world of elite sports.
“Olympian Katerine Savard dives into acting in this sensitive coming-of-age drama from the Cannes 2020 selection about a 21-year-old swimmer on the cusp of retirement.” Indiewire
Country: Canada
Director: Pascal Plante
Duration: 107mins - Genre : Drama
Language: French - Subtitle : English


THE ROSEMAKER -  LA FINE FLEUR                                                  

 The rosemaker   

Thursday 22 April - 12.00pm
Sunday    25 April -  1.30pm

An enchanting comedy starring the wonderful Catherine Frot (Marguerite) as a once successful rosemaker
on the brink of losing her business until she forms an unlikely friendship with three new apprentices.

Eve (Catherine Frot) used to be one of the most famous rose creators in the world. Today, her company is
on the verge of bankruptcy. On top of that, her secretary Vera has hired three outcasts with absolutely no gardening skills. Though they have nothing in common, they come up with the craziest plan that could
change their lives forever and save the business.

Director : Pierre Pinaud
Cast & Creatives: Catherine Frot, Melan Omerta, Fatsah Bouyahmed, Olivia Côte, Marie Petiot
Country: France
Duration : 95 mins - Genre : Comedy, Drama
Language: French - Subtitle: English





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