|A scene in La Chèvre, starring Piere Richard and Gérard Depardieu. — AFP Photo|Viet Nam News
French comedy film La Chèvre, titled "Knock on Wood" in English, by renowned French director Francis Veber, will be screened at the French Culture Centre in Hà Nội, L’Espace, on two nights — June 2 and 4.
Starring Piere Richard and Gérard Depardieu, it is the first of three films featuring two actors as a comic duo. The film was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film of 1985 by the U.S. National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.
La Chèvre features Depardieu as tough-guy private detective Campana, hired to find Marie, the daughter of a rich businessman, who mysteriously disappeared while vacationing in Mexico. The case is complicated by the amateur sleuthing of the client’s accountant.
The film is being screened in French with Vietnamese subtitles. The ticket price is VNĐ60,000 (US$2,6), available at L’Espace. — VNS