A Christmas Tale
Saturday, December 10 • 7:30pm • Donald L. Oat Theater
Suggested Donation: $7.00
Donald L. Oat Theater
at Norwich Arts Center
60 – 64 Broadway, Norwich, CT 06360
A Christmas Tale is a 2008 French comedy-drama film by Arnaud Desplechin, starring Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Mathieu Amalric, Anne Consigny, Melvil Poupaud, Emmanuelle Devos and Chiara Mastroianni. It tells the story of a family with strained relationships which gathers at the parents’ home for Christmas, only to learn that their mother has leukemia. It was in competition for the Palme d’Or at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.
The Vuillard family is no stranger to physical/mental illness, loss, and banishment. But when the matriarch becomes in need of a transplant, the whole family is forced to come together, emotional baggage and all, just in time for Christmas.
This film will be a fund raiser for NAMI Southeastern, which is the National Alliance on Mental Illness in the greater Norwich area. It is an excellent organization that provides advocacy, education and support for people with a mental illness and their families