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Stars by the Pound

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  • Tickets: €6 per student, free for attending teachers
  • Date: Mon, 11th Nov 2019
  • Time: 10:30 - 11:55
  • Duration: 85 mins
  • Venue: The Gate Cinema Cork City
  • Certification: 12+
  • Director: Marie-Sophie Chambon
  • Producer(s): Céline Chapdaniel, Diane Jassem
  • Screenwriter(s): Anaïs Carpita, Marie-Sophie Chambon
  • Main Cast: Laura Duchene, Angèle Metzger, Pauline Serieys, Zoé De Tarlé
  • Country: France
  • Language(s): French
  • Year: 2019

Lois has only one dream: becoming an astronaut. Although she’s gifted in physics, she has a big problem. Lois weighs over 200 pounds – a family trait she’s inescapably stuck with. Just when everything seems lost, Lois meets Amélie, Stannah, and Justine: three teenagers shattered, like her, by life’s tough breaks; yet ready for anything in order to leave with her for outer space. Along the way, they fight, bond and discover they’re not so different after all. It’s a heart-warming story of friendship, acceptance, and the importance of loving yourself.

In partnership with the Embassy of France in Ireland.


Address

The Gate Cinema Cork City
The Gate Cinema, North Main Street
Cork City, Cork T12 KN88 Ireland
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