The Cinema Museum, London

French Sundaes: Le Dernier Metro (1980)

Sun 11 Dec 2016 @ 14:30 · Events

Le Dernier MétroThe theme this season is the ‘The Cinema of Resistance’.

Le Dernier Métro (The Last Metro) is a 1980 drama written and directed by François Truffaut, and starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu.

Le Dernier MétroThe film is set during the time of the French occupation. It demonstrates passive resistance through culture in the story of a small Parisian theatre surviving censorship, anti semitism and material shortages to emerge triumphant at the war’s end.

Le Dernier MétroThe film won ten Césars for: best film, best actor (Depardieu), best actress (Deneuve), best cinematography, best director (Truffaut), best editing, best music, best production design, best sound and best writing. It received Best Foreign Film nominations in the Academy Awards and Golden Globes.

A themed talk from Jon Davies will precede the screening.

Doors open at 14.00, for a 14.30 start.

Refreshments will be available in our licensed cafe/bar.


Tickets in advance £8.50 (£6.50 concessions). On the door £10 (£7 concessions).

Advance tickets may be purchased from Billetto, or direct from the Museum by calling 020 7840 2200 in office hours.