The Park



St. Anthony Main Theatre 5 Fri, Apr 14, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 5 Fri, Apr 28, 2017 2:45 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
$6.00 Earlybird
Student (Box Office Only):$8.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:World Cinema
Voice Category:Show me the Love
Release Year:2016
Runtime:72 min
Festivals & Awards:Best Actor - Amiens International Film Festival
Jury Special Award - Entrevues Belfort
Website:Official Website
Print Source:The Open Reel
Director:Damien Manivel
Producer:Damien Manivel
Thomas Ordonneau
Cinematographer:Isabel Pagliai
Screenwriter:Damien Manivel
Isabel Pagliai
Editor:William Laboury
Composer:Julie Roué
Principal Cast:Naomie Vogt-Roby
Maxime Bachellerie
Sessouma Sobere
Filmography:A Young Poet ('14)


Set in one single day and night, The Park is a surreal, humorous, and eventually haunting romance between two teenagers in suburban Paris. Naomi is a quiet gymnast, Maxime is talkative, and on their first date they are content to simply wander about, sharing secrets and stories that reveal their innermost selves. But when the sun goes down and they have to separate for the night, a falling out via text messages causes Naomi to wander off the path and into the woods - where she encounters bizarre happenings that make her veer out of the normal, and into the paranormal. Selected for the ACID program celebrating independent artists at the Cannes Film Festival, The Park has been described as being “like a remake of Before Sunrise directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul.” - The Hollywood Reporter

Director’s Biography

Damien Manivel: Damien Manivel was born in France in 1981 and has worked as a dancer and contemporary circus artist. His latest short, A Sunday Morning, was selected at the 2012 edition of La Semaine de la Critique in Cannes. A Young Poet ('14), his first feature film, received the Special Mention at the Locarno Film Festival.

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