Screening: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 7:30PM
Membership Required for Orange County Film Society members.
No tickets for sale. Members-only screening.
Limited seating – RSVP early.
The Orange County Film Society continues this season with an advance screening of the Chinese Oscar submissionTHE NIGHTINGALE.
To be followed by a Q&A with…
Director Philippe Muyr
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Lido Live Theater
3459 Via Lido
Newport Beach, 92663
In this ravishingly beautiful movie, veteran French filmmaker Philippe Muyl takes us on a Chinese road trip through spectacular mountain villages to discover a bucolic way of life.After two decades living in Beijing, where he moved to allow his son to go to university, Zhigen resolves it is time to keep the promise he made to his wife before she died and return to his native village – bringing with him the bird who has been his constant companion.
Unexpectedly, he is asked to bring his granddaughter along with him. Brought up in the lap of luxury Renxing is more familiar with iPads than trekking through forests and rice paddies. Meanwhile back in Beijing, Renxing’s materialistic parents start to reevaluate what life means to them.