Lucien de Rubempré (Benjamin Voisin) is an ambitious and unknown aspiring poet in 19th century France. He leaves his provincial town, arriving in Paris on the arm of his admirer, Louise de Bargeton (Cécile de France). Lucien makes a new friend in another young writer, Etienne Lousteau (Vincent Lacoste), who introduces him to the business of journalism where a salon of wordsmiths and wunderkinds make or break the reputations of actors and artists with insouciant impunity. Lucien soon discovers that the written word can be an instrument of both beauty and deceit. French with English subtitles. Not Rated. Running time 150 minutes. Hosted by Shelly Isaacs who will introduce the film and lead a post-screening discussion. All screenings are GENERAL ADMISSION and begin at 7:30 PM. Lobby opens at 6:30 PM and the Auditorium opens for seating at 7:00 PM.