Films

Mrs Hyde

Mrs Hyde, "Madame Hyde"

Synopsis

Director

Mrs. Géquil is an eccentric teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she now be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde contained?

„This is a film about school or, more precisely, about the difficulty inherent in the transmission of learning. Indeed, Madame Géquil’s tardy educational success will „burn her wings“ (and the rest). Only by becoming another woman will she be able to pass something on to her students at last. Except that this other woman won’t stop there! Her newfound authority is merely one stage in a headlong movement that is beyond Madame Géquil’s control. In short, the transformation that has allowed her to realize herself finally as a teacher will turn out to be very dangerous. No metamorphosis is entirely harmless: who can say how far the internal changes that allow us to find success at last really go?…“ – Serge Bozon, film director

Serge Bozon

(b. 1972) initially worked as an actor and film critic (Trafic, Lettre du Cinéma, Cahiers du cinéma, Transfuge, Vertigo) before directing his first feature, „L’Amitié“ (1998). He has also made „Mods“ (2002) and „La France“ (2006), screened in the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes and winner of the Prix Jean Vigo. In 2013, „Tip-Top“ received a SACD Special Mention at Cannes. „Mrs Hyde“ is his fifth full-length feature.

Filmography

  • L’amitié (1998)
  • Mods (2002)
  • La France (PÖFF 2007)
  • Tip Top (2013)
  • Madame Hyde (Mrs Hyde, 2017)

Schedule

22.11.2017
18:30 - 20:05
Tallinn, 
Kino Artis
Hall 2
Subtitles: ENG
Screening code: 061402
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27.11.2017
22:00 - 23:35
Tallinn, 
Kino Sõprus
Subtitles: ENG
Screening code: 111703
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30.11.2017
17:00 - 18:35
Tallinn, 
Kino Artis
Hall 1
Subtitles: ENG
Screening code: 141301
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Screenings with guests might end later than expected.

Programme

Panorama

Film info

Countries: France, Belgium
Year: 2017
Duration: 95 minutes
Language: French
Director: Serge Bozon
Producers: David Thion, Philippe Martin
Writer: Serge Bozon
DOP: Céline Bozon
Montage: François Quiqueré
Composer: Benjamin Esdraffo
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Romain Duris, José Garcia
Production: Les Films Pelléas
Festivals: Locarno (Best Actress - Isabelle Huppert), New York

Synopsis

Director

Mrs. Géquil is an eccentric teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she now be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde contained?

„This is a film about school or, more precisely, about the difficulty inherent in the transmission of learning. Indeed, Madame Géquil’s tardy educational success will „burn her wings“ (and the rest). Only by becoming another woman will she be able to pass something on to her students at last. Except that this other woman won’t stop there! Her newfound authority is merely one stage in a headlong movement that is beyond Madame Géquil’s control. In short, the transformation that has allowed her to realize herself finally as a teacher will turn out to be very dangerous. No metamorphosis is entirely harmless: who can say how far the internal changes that allow us to find success at last really go?…“ – Serge Bozon, film director

Serge Bozon

(b. 1972) initially worked as an actor and film critic (Trafic, Lettre du Cinéma, Cahiers du cinéma, Transfuge, Vertigo) before directing his first feature, „L’Amitié“ (1998). He has also made „Mods“ (2002) and „La France“ (2006), screened in the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes and winner of the Prix Jean Vigo. In 2013, „Tip-Top“ received a SACD Special Mention at Cannes. „Mrs Hyde“ is his fifth full-length feature.

Filmography

  • L’amitié (1998)
  • Mods (2002)
  • La France (PÖFF 2007)
  • Tip Top (2013)
  • Madame Hyde (Mrs Hyde, 2017)