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Premiere. Coincoin and the Extra-Humans (Coincoin et les Z'inhumains)

Garage Screen. Preview
9 February 2019
21:00–01:00

DESCRIPTION

Bruno Dumont's topical and absurdist comedy returns to the young protagonists of his earlier mini-series L'il Quinquin (2014). Now grown up, they get even more perplexed by the crazy world around them.

The charming slacker Quinquin, now Coincoin, still lives in the French countryside—the periphery that seems cut off from the rest of the world and where everything is possible, from shocking anomalies to divine miracles. This time, Coincoin and his crew start suspecting that an alien invasion has taken place, and, like in a Hollywood sci-fi classic, extraterrestrials steal human bodies to remain unnoticed.

One of the biggest contemporary auteurs, Bruno Dumont (Slack Bay, Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc, Flanders, Camille Claudel 1915) paints another portrait of "the other France:" a huge and densely populated upside-down world where time is slow and non-linear. Juggling genres from sci-fi and detective to slapstick and comedy of intrigue, Dumont offers a clever comment on the challenges of our time, including the rise of the ultra-right, the integration of migrants, and the normalization of same-sex marriage.

The film premiered at the 71st Locarno Festival and was listed second on Les Cahiers du Cinema's list of the best films of 2018.

Coincoin and the Extra-Humans
Director: Bruno Dumont
France, 2018. 216' 18+

tickets

Standard: 400 RUB

 Garage Members: 200 RUB.

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Concessions for pensioners, veterans, large families, under 18s, and visitors with disabilities (with one carer): 200 RUB**

To book members’ tickets, call +7 (499) 345-10-00 or email members@garagemca.org. Booked tickets must be paid for no later than 30 minutes before the screening.

Film will be shown in original language with Russian subtitles.
Screening accessible for the deaf and hard of hearing.

* Please bring proof of eligibility

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