L’Alliance Francaise de Dallas presents L’homme Du Train (Man on the Train) at the MAC

L' Francaise de Dallas will be presenting the film L'homme Du Train on Thursday, February 26, 7:00 pm at The MAC. The event is free and open to the public. The MAC is located at 3120 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204. RSVP to info@afnorthtexas.org.

IMDb.com synopsis:

At a deserted train station, a teacher and a gangster meet and realize that each might have been better suited to the other man's way of life. As a friendship of sorts develops between these opposite personalities, each starts to envy the other and by the week's end, everything will change for both of them.

man on the train posterDirector: Patrice Leconte
Starring: Johnny Hallyday, Jean Rochefort
In French with English caption
Rated R for some language and brief violence
Runtime: 90 min

View the trailer on IMDb.

Man on the Train, as known in the US, won audience awards at the Venice Film Festival for "Best Film" and "Best Actor" (Jean Rochefort) in 2002. The film was officially released in the US in 2003 and grossed over $2.5M in theaters. Miramax Films is producing an English remake of this film.

L' Francaise de Dallas is an independent, non-profit,cultural and learning center dedicated to the study of French language, cultural exchange and friendship between Americans and all French-speaking people. To learn more, visit their website.

The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is a nonprofit organization that stands as Dallas advocate for creative freedom offering the opportunity for experimentation and presentation of art in all disciplines. It supports the emerging and established artist role in society providing a forum for critical dialogue with their audiences. This relationship is cultivated through education and innovative programming. To learn more about The MAC, visit their website.


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