A Christmas Tale

Miami Beach Cinematheque. From Dec 26th through 29th, 2008.  Miami Beach Cinematheque. Miami FilmA Christmas Tale, a film by Arnaud Desplechin, will premiere at the Miami Beach Cinematheque from December 26th through 29th, 2008 at 6:55 and 9:35 p.m. The film features an excellent cast of actors including Catherine Deneuve, Mathieu Amalric, Melvil Poupaud, Anne Cosigny, Chiara Mastroianni and Laurent Capelluto.

Abel and Junon had two children, Joseph and Elizabeth. Victim of a rare genetic condition, Joseph's only hope was a bone marrow transplant. As they and Elizabeth were incompatible, his parents conceived a third child in the hope of saving their son. But little Henri too was unable to help his brother, and Joseph died at the age of seven. The Vuillard family has never recovered. Masterfully directed and acted, by turns savage, bittersweet, darkly comic and unbearably moving, A Christmas Tale shows internationally acclaimed Desplechin at the height of his powers. In French with English subtitles.

Miami Beach Cinematheque
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