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Film at glór with Access Cinema: The Eight Mountains (Le Otto Montagne)


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Directed by Felix van Groeningen, Charlotte Vandermeersch │Drama Italy, Belgium, France, 2022 │ 15A │147 minutes │ Subtitled 

Over one summer in a remote village in the Italian Alps, 12-year-old city boy Pietro meets and befriends Bruno, the only remaining local child.
The strong bond that the pair form becomes a close friendship that will last over the future decades, with Pietro and Bruno returning to the mountains every summer to reconnect, no matter how their lives are unfolding.

Oscar-nominated Felix van Groeningen (The Broken Circle Breakdown) co-directs with his partner Charlotte Vandermeersch on this rich adaptation of the award-winning 2016 novel by Italian author Paolo Cognetti. Their film is a sweeping yet intimate epic, set against the spectacular backdrop of the Alpine region. Definitely has to be seen on the big screen!

Festivals and Awards

  • Cannes Film Festival 2022
  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2022
  • Tallin Black Nights Film Festival 2022
  • Sundance Film Festival 2023
  • Dublin International Film Festival 2023
  • Winner – Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival 2022

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ This film has mystery and passion, it climbs mountainous heights and rewards you with the opposite of vertigo: a sort of exaltation. The Guardian

★ ★ ★ ★ As beautiful in its visuals as it is poetic in its homage to friendship.” Little White Lies

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