Montparnasse Bienvenue


Uptown Theatre Sat, Apr 21, 2018 7:30 PM
Marcus Rochester Cinema Tue, Apr 24, 2018 7:00 PM
The Main 4 Thu, Apr 26, 2018 7:05 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$14.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Original Title:Jeune femme
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Festival Programs:World Cinema
Women & Film
Tags:Comedy Drama
Culture & Society
Family Drama
Women Directors
Release Year:2017
Runtime:97 min
Festivals & Awards:Golden Camera - Cannes Film Festival
Most Promising Actress - Lumiere Awards
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Be For Films
Director:Lénor Serraille
Producer:Sandra Da Fonseca
Cinematographer:Émilie Noblet
Screenwriter:Léonor Serraille
Editor:Clémence Carré
Composer:Julie Roué
Principal Cast:Laetitia Dosch
Gregoire Monsaingeon
Souleymane Seye Ndiaye
Leonie Simiga
Nathalie Richard
Erika Sainte


Tickets to Rochester screenings will be sold at the door.

Paula, played by the marvelous Laetitia Dosch, is 31, broke and utterly clueless when it comes to her life’s direction. Her ex, a now famous photographer whose success—although he won’t admit it—may be due to snapping her portrait, will not let Paula live with him, feeling as though he doesn’t owe her a thing. Frenzied but hopeful, Paula drifts from place to place with her cat in tow, eventually finding work as the nanny of 6-year-old Lila in the neighborhood of the film’s title.

A free-spirited portrayal of the murky waters of adulthood, Léonor Serraille’s feature film debut follows our seemingly clueless protagonist as it slowly becomes clear, to both the audience and the woman herself, that she may have a clue after all. Montparnasse Bienvenue is both charming and thoughtful, and Paula is the kind of heroine you can’t help but root for as she fumbles her way towards happiness.

Director Biography

Lénor Serraille Lénor Serraille was born in 1980 in Lyon, France. She has produced several shorts during her career, including Body (’16), which she also wrote. Montparnasse Bienvenue serves as her feature-film debut.


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