24th-29th September 2018

Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon

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Suite Française with Chris Dickens

  • Date: Friday 28th September
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Tickets: £9
  • Types: Film screening, Q and A

Chagford Film Festival is excited to announce that Oscar-winning editor Chris Dickens will be special guest at the 2018 festival.

Chris Dickens is a British film and television editor. He has edited many major films, including Slumdog Millionaire, Les Misérables and Hot Fuzz. His work on Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle, won him the Academy Award for Best Film Editing and BAFTA award for Best Editing.

On Friday evening Chris will talk about editing, then he will introduce another of films featuring his editing skills, the wonderful Suite Française starring Michelle Williams and Kristin Scott Thomas. After the film, Chris will be doing a Q&A session.

About "Suite Française"

Based on the best-selling book by Irene Nemirovsky and set during the German occupation of France in the 1940’s, Suite Française tells the story of Lucille Angellier as she awaits news from her husband, a prisoner of war.

As Parisian refugees pour into their small town, soon followed by a regiment of German soldiers who take up residence in the villagers’ homes, Lucile’s life is turned upside down – further complicated by the arrival of refined German officer, Bruno. A story of the power of love and the tragedy of war.

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