French Film Night at Mercure Hotel

Friday, 18 January 2013 From Issue Vol. XXI No. 3

The Mercure Hotel in Pattaya’s French classic film season reaches a conclusion on Wednesday, January 23 with a showing of the 2004 release “Vipère au poing” from director Philippe de Broca.

A brief synopsis of the movie can be found below.  Admission is free of charge, open to all, and the movie will carry English subtitles.  For more information, call Christian Civet on 087 144 5902 or go to

“Vipère au poing” (Viper in the fist) – Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 6.30 p.m.

Drama directed by Philippe de Broca (2004) - English Subtitles – 1hr 40mins.

Synopsis:  Adapted from the novel by Hervé Bazin, “Vipère au poing” tells the disturbing story of the relentless hate of a mother towards her children and her attempts to destroy their spirit and break their will.  Stars Catherine Frot in the leading role as the overbearing matriarch.

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