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Brigitte is preparing for the role of the famous French singer Barbara. The actress carefully studies the character, her gestures, manners and intonations. She... Cinema | Barbara

Brigitte is preparing for the role of the famous French singer Barbara. The actress carefully studies the character, her gestures, manners and intonations. She learns the music scores, mimics her facial expressions, and by doing so gradually merges with the character. The director is also elbow deep into the preparation: he studies archival footage and painstakingly selects the music. He is inspired, possessed even —with Barbara or with her new incarnation? Watch the trailer!

Barbara
by Mathieu Amalric (2017)
Friday 15 June at 7pm / Saturday 23 June at 2.30pm
Tickets: 2$ (1$ for Media Library members) / Free for IFC students
French OV with English subtitles