Paris, 13th District: June 17-26
June 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 • Sunday, June 19 at 4:30 • Sunday, June 26 at 4:30 and 7:30 • IU Radio & Television Theater • Purchase Tickets
Transplanting the work of graphic novelist Adrian Tomine from the U.S. to France, Palme d’Or–winner Jacques Audiard (Dheepan) dives into the mores of modern love. A series of overlapping characters and stories begins with Émilie, a young woman hooks up with the first roommate she finds to supplement her income. Meanwhile, young Nora is mistaken for an online sex worker, Amber Sweet (Jehnny Beth, of the post-punk band Savages), and gets in touch with her, only to unexpectedly develop a connection. Casual sex, webcams, and fluidly intertwining relationships are all explored in this unsparing but nonjudgmental portrait of young Parisians in and out of love and lust.
France • French, Mandarin, and English with English subtitles • 105 minutes • Shot in striking black-and-white
Everything looks beautiful in Paris, 13th District, especially the different skin tones and gorgeously entangled bodies of its lovers. CRITICS PICK! –The New York Times
This foursome’s lives intersect in consistently THRILLING and surprising ways, –The Telegraph
Audiard, Mysius and Sciamma, along with their FANTASTIC CAST, create an ENCHANTING and SEDUCTIVE story told through an intimate group of relationships. This beautiful and simple story of young love and finding one’s self through love is one of the most romantic and sexiest films of 2022. –Collider