The Suitor  {Le Soupirant}

The Suitor
Le Soupirant

France, 1962, 81 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Comedy, French/French Canadian
Language: French English Sub-Titles

Screens Friday, April 12th at 7pm and Saturday, April 13th at 4:30pm in our Pierre Etaix Retrospective
35mm presentation - Obsessed by his scientific research, a kindhearted young Parisian from a good family gives up studying the stars at his parents’ insistence and sets out to find a wife.

DIRECTOR: Pierre Étaix
Screenwriter: Pierre Étaix, Jean-Claude Carrière
Principal Cast: France Arnel, Pierre Étaix, Laurence Lignères
US Distributor: Janus Films

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The following short films will screen before this film...

  • Rupture

    Rupture

    France , 1961 , 11 min.
    Director: Jean-Claude Carrière , Pierre Étaix Screens before THE SUITOR on Friday & Saturday, April 12 & 13 35mm presentation - A man receives a breakup letter from his sweetheart, who sends him back his photo, in pieces. The pained lover decides to reply. Fountain pen, penholder, desk, stamps, paper and inkwell all contrive diab... more

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  • As Long As You're Healthy

    As Long As You're Healthy

    France , 1966 , 65 min. Screens Friday, April 5th at 7pm and Saturday, April 6th at 4:30pm as part of our Pierre Etaix Retrospective 35mm presentation - Pierre is a serious-minded young man with a lot of good will, but he doesn’t feel co... more
  • Feeling Good

    Feeling Good

    France , 1966 , 13 min. This short film screens with AS LONG AS YOU'RE HEALTHY on April 5th & 6th 35mm presentation - This short was originally one of the sequences of As Long As You’re Healthy in its 1966 version. In 1971, Pierre Étaix reedited the feature and removed this episode, which became a shor... more
  • Le Grand Amour

    Le Grand Amour

    France , 1969 , 87 min. Screens Saturday, April 6th at 2pm and 7pm as part of our Pierre Etaix Retrospective 35mm presentation - Pierre is married to Florence. Everything is fine in their relationship and at work. Manager of his father-i... more
  • Happy Anniversary

    Happy Anniversary

    France , 1962 , 12 min. Screens before LE GRANDE AMOUR on Saturday, April 6th 35mm presentation - A young woman sets the table for her wedding anniversary celebration. Her husband is stuck in Paris traffic. The few remaining errands he has to make only delay him more and more.... more
  • Rupture

    Rupture

    France , 1961 , 11 min. Screens before THE SUITOR on Friday & Saturday, April 12 & 13 35mm presentation - A man receives a breakup letter from his sweetheart, who sends him back his photo, in pieces. The pained lover decides to reply. Fountain pen, penholder, desk, stamps, paper and inkwell all contrive diab... more
  • Yoyo

    Yoyo

    France , 1965 , 96 min. Screens Saturday, April 13th at 2:00pm & 7pm as part of our Pierre Etaix Retrospective 35mm presentation - The travels of a ruined millionaire and a horsewoman. Their son becomes a clown and restores their fortune... more
  • Land of Milk and Honey

    Land of Milk and Honey

    France , 1971 , 74 min. Screens Sunday, April 14th at 2pm in our Pierre Etaix Retrospective 35mm presentation - Just after May ’68, Pierre Étaix discovers the French on holiday. He captures live scenes that he edits, producing a document... more
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