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Date(s) - 25/04/2015
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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With English subtitles.
Open to all.

Roberto is one of those men to whom the simulation has become the greatest art. A dandy! some will say. A libertine! others will tell. Anyway, he is unmoved, inscrutable … and such a mysterious man!

But the truth is that Robert feels an intimate deep tedium. The boredom of those who have already exhausted all the pleasures of life. The only thing still surprising him is the fact that nothing surprises him anymore.


One evening he has an overwhelming encounter with a woman. She reveals her unappeasable past, intact, displaying her crime and crying for its public scandal. Between that past and the present, phantom objects, beings, places, the dreamy truth is prolonged and a blanket of silence falls upon the soul of Robert forever sealed …

(Free adaptation of the homonymous shortstory, in “Les Diaboliques” by Barbey D’Aurevilly 1874)

The 20th European Union Film Festival invites you for the screenings of a collection of 21 Award-Winning Latest European Films showcasing different genre of European Cinema! There is drama, romance, comedy, documentary and more in store. Brought to you by the Delegation of the European Union to India, embassies of member states of the European Union and organised with the helping hand of many local partners, the festival will travel from 31st of March until August 2015 to Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Ahmedabad and Jodhpur

Enjoy it whilst it lasts!