Portraits: La Matelassière

Portraits: La Matelassière

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:00pm
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes

Aline’s hands have been deformed by the large needle she uses to make wool mattresses. In addition to her life’s work, she has raised her five kids by herself.

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 | 
50 minutes
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes