The 2017 Alliance Française French Film Festival opens with a mesmerising tale of Jacques Cousteau’s innovative discoveries. The Odyssey. Jérôme Salle’s dazzling biopic will sweep you up in its sails as it follows the chaotic life of celebrity oceanographer Jacques Cousteau; one rich in accomplishments, yet teeming with turmoil.
Through a dazzling array of global exploration locations, we undertake this lyrical journey almost as if a member of Cousteau’s crew, experiencing the epic highs and excruciating lows of this pioneer’s astounding career which changed humanity’s relationship with the sea forever.
There will be two opening night screenings:
Cinema Paradiso, Northbridge: a 7pm film screening followed by an after party at Connections Night Club, Northbridge at 9pm.
Luna on SX, Fremantle: drink on arrival from 6:15pm followed by the film screening at 6:45pm.