French Film Night at Mercure Hotel

Friday, 07 December 2012 From Issue Vol. XX No. 49

The Mercure Hotel in Pattaya’s French classic film season continues on Wednesday, December 12 with a showing of the 1987 comedy drama “L’ami de mon amie” from director Eric Rohmer.

A brief synopsis of the movie can be found below.  Admission is free of charge, open to all, and all the movies shown carry English subtitles.  Subsequent screenings will be shown at 2 weekly intervals with details of each movie previewed here in the Pattaya Mail.

For more information, call Christian Civet on 087 144 5902 or go to

“L’ami de mon amie”

(Boyfriends & Girlfriends) – Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 6.30 p.m.

Comedy drama directed by Eric Rohmer (1987) - English Subtitles – 1hr 43mins.

Synopsis:  According to the proverb “friends of my friends are my friends,” the latest example of “Comedies and Proverbs” by Eric Rohmer is a sentimental tale of adventure following a group of young people in the new town of Cergy-Pontoise on the outskirts of Paris.  Blanche, a young clerk, befriends Lea, a girl livelier than she is.  Lea is going steady with Fabien who is a friend to Alexandre who is going steady with Adrienne but is however loved by Blanche.  Somehow a way has to be found to get out of this emotional chaos!

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