French Film Night at Mercure Hotel


With support from the Cultural Section of the French Embassy and Institut Français, the Mercure Hotel in Pattaya is hosting a series of film nights featuring classic French movies.  Admission is free of charge, the screenings are open to all and each movie will carry English subtitles.

Kicking off the film season is a showing of the 2004 thriller “Le Couperet” on Wednesday, October 17 at 6.30 p.m.  A brief synopsis of the movie can be found right.  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

“Le Couperet (The Axe)” – Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 6.30 p.m.

A thriller directed by Costa Gavras 2004 – English Subtitles.

Synopsis:  Bruno Davert is a senior paper mill employee who due to relocation is being made redundant along with hundreds of his colleagues.  But he ready to do anything to find a similar job at his level – even kill his competitors.