Films on the Green | Le Capitan

Friday, June 24, 2022

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.

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Le Capitan (Captain Blood) 
Directed by André Hunebelle, 1960
With Jean Marais, Bourvil, Elsa Martinelli 
Film in French with English subtitles

France, 1616. King Louis XIII is 15 and his mother, Marie of Medicis, regent of the kingdom since the death of Henri IV, entrusts power to Concino Concini, a deceitful and ambitious man. After the assassination of his friend by Concini, noble swordsman Francois de Capestan, known as “Le Capitan,” goes to the young sovereign to warn him of the multiple betrayals that threaten the King’s Court.  

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From June 3 to September 9, Films on the Green is bringing French cinema to the New York City area with our free screenings in nine different Manhattan and Brooklyn parks. Highlighting movies based on literature, with the theme From Page to Screen, this year’s lineup includes 12 features that you can enjoy even if you haven't read the book!




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French Embassy in the US - Villa Albertine, NYC Parks,

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(929) 505-0841

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