Vendredi Soir

The second French film in as many weeks, you may think Union Films is going to the frogs, but fear not if the French can do anything It’s make alternative movies, and this one’s no different.

The film starts with Laure (Valérie Lemercier) having just moved in with her lover, but it’s not all going as well as she had hoped, so she dicides to jump in her one sanctuary left, her car and drive off into the Parisian night. Unfortunatly for Laure she lives in France, and shock-horror there’s strike on, this time it’s the mass transit people and the streets are completely grid locked. So Laure does what any sensible person would do in that position, lets a complete stranger, Jean (Vincent Lindon) into her car. Makes sense, right? Well, whether it does or doesn’t, it begins a night that will change Laure’s life forever.

So if you’re up for a night of “interesting” come on down to the UniPlex, take a quick break from all that studying you’re doing and sit back and relax with the friendly team at Union Films for a couple hours.

With help from Sujit R. Varma of

Rotten Tomatoes Score:



Drama, Romance


Emmanuèle Bernheim


Claire Denis


Valérie Lemercier, Vincent Lindon, Hélène de Saint-Père, Hélène Fillières


Dickon Hinchcliffe


90 minutes








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