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27 November 2021 | 7:00 pm$10.00
France, 2021. Directed by Quentin Dupieux. 77 min. PG
From the twisted mind of Quentin Dupieux (RUBBER), MANDIBLES is an absurdist romp that follows simple-minded friends Jean-Gab (David Marsais) and Manu (Grégoire Ludig). After stealing a beat-up Mercedes in order to deliver a mysterious briefcase to an unknown recipient, the friends find more than they bargained for when they hear a buzzing, thumping noise coming from the trunk of the car. When they open it, they find a gigantic fly trapped inside. Manu and Jean-Gab decide to forgo their current mission and instead focus on training the fly to carry out robberies for them, in the hope of making a ton of cash. A hilarious mash-up of buddy comedy and road movie, with a sci-fi twist, MANDIBLES is a wild and surreal film about friendship, big dreams, and bigger disasters. Presented in French language with English subtitles.
“Mandibles is a rollicking, rambunctious tequila-dream of a movie.” – Xan Brooks, The Guardian
Niagara Artists Centre Cinema Lounge
354 St Paul Street. St. Catharines ON
Doors at 7PM/Screening starts at 7:30PM
This is an indoor event/ proof of vaccination required at entry. Limited capacity with social distancing measures in place.