THIS SEPTEMBER: The Paradise is putting on three double-features to celebrate the individual achievements of cinema’s most distinguished duo. Welcome to THE WORLD OF JACQUES AND AGNÈS- a short and sweet series to honour the storied careers of the French New Wave’s greatest power couple-Jacques Demy and Agnès Varda.

LOVE IS JUST A GAME OF CHANCE. The third and final night of our series- Jacques and Agnès by the shores. Two deeply personal and emotionally poignant films set on upon the coast. At 6 PM we travel to Nice and take a seat at the card table with Demy's gorgeous melodrama BAY OF ANGELS.

This precisely wrought, emotionally penetrating romantic drama from Jacques Demy, set largely in the casinos of Nice, is a visually lovely but darkly realistic investigation into love and obsession. A bottle-blonde Jeanne Moreau is at her blithe best as a gorgeous gambling addict, and Claude Mann is the bank clerk drawn into her risky world. Featuring a mesmerizing score by Michel Legrand, Bay of Angels is among Demy’s most somber works.

Buy tickets to our 6 PM presentation of BAY OF ANGELS and receive a promo-code for 30% off admission to our 8:30 PM presentation of THE BEACHES OF AGNÈS.

(Courtesy of Janus Films)

Monday September 25th 6 PM/5:30 PM Doors

Door tickets are available for purchase on the day of screening. Refunds can be requested up to 12 hours before the screening. All refunds must be requested and processed through eventbrite.

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Directed by:
Jacques Demy
89 mins
French, English Subtitles

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