Portraits: La Dame-lavabo

Portraits: La Dame-lavabo

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:30pm
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes

For 20 years in the basement of the Grand Café Royal Printemps in Paris, Amelia recognizes the sound of a 20-cent or 50-cent tip that customers leave for her after a visit to the lavatory.

Filmmaker

Alain Cavalier

Alain Cavalier is a writer and director, born on September 14, 1931 in Vendôme, Loir-et-Cher, France. He studied film at the Institut des hautes études cinématographiques. He is best known for Thérèse (1986, César Award for Best Film, Best Director, and Best Screenplay), Un étrange voyage (1981), Libera me (1993), and his most recent film, Pater (2014, César Awards nominee for Best Film, Best Director). 

Screening With
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 2017 | 
52 minutes
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes