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August 6, 2022 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:00 pm

Esther is at the end of her career as Head Seamstress at Dior Avenue Montaigne workshop. One day, she gets her handbag stolen in the metro by a 20 year old woman, Jade. Instead of calling the police she decides to take care of Jade. She sees in her the opportunity to pass on her skills, the craft of dressmaking, her only wealth. In the frenetic world of Haute Couture, Esther will give Jade la beauté du geste, a way to reach beyond herself.
Genre:  Drama
Run time:  100 min
Country:  France
Language:  French with English subtitles
Premiere:  Southern California
Director:  Sylvie Ohayon
Writers:  Sylvie Ohayon (screenplay) Sylvie Verheyde (screenplay)
Producer:  Olivier Kahn (as Olivier P. Kahn)
Composer:  Pascal Lengagne
Cinematographer:  George Lechaptois (as Georges Lechaptois)
Editor:  Mike Fromentin
Casting Director:  Michael Laguens
Production Designer:  Marie Cheminal
Principal Cast: Nathalie Baye, Lyna Khoudri, Pascale Arbillot, Claude Perron,
Adam Bessa
Distributor:  Menemsha Films

Tickets:  Free to 2022 DFS members.  Non-members $15 cash at the door.  Complimentary coffee & pastries.

Covid Restrictions:  Photo ID, Proof of full vaccination including booster shot,  Seating is socially distanced.  Please allow 2 empty seats between you and another party and do not sit directly behind anyone.


August 6, 2022
10:00 am to approx. 12:00 pm
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2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States


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