Day 1: The last film I saw at a cinema



The Extraordinary (2019)

I had a last trip to Melbourne to see films just before lockdown in March and this was a part of the Alliance Français French Film Festival screening at Palace cinemas. It was a 6pm screening on the day before Palace closed all its cinemas so I was lucky to see it.

Also known as Hors Normes and The Specials, this is a follow up feature by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, who also wrote and directed the beautiful The Intouchables (2011). I reviewed it here if you want to read more about it. I gave it 4.5 stars and loved it for its heart and authenticity. It’s not quite as mainstream as The Intouchables but I’m confident it will get a release at some point.

What was the last film you saw at a cinema? In Australia it’s been nearly two months that cinemas have been closed so you might find it a bit hard to remember.

Posted as part of the 30-Day Fillums Challenge, created by me. If you want to see what’s coming up, have a look at my post here and feel free to join in by commenting each day with your own choice.

Coming Next: Day 2: Your favourite film with a name in the title

5 thoughts on “Day 1: The last film I saw at a cinema

  1. Yes I enjoyed the modern take on little women. Ron brought Mum and Dad and I met them at the pictures in Echuca just before the virus hit

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