Thursday, 20 March 2014

THE FIRST DAY OF THE REST OF YOUR LIFE (DVD) - THE CHATELET APPRENTICE (BOOK)

A nice family film to watch and a gripping book to offer for Mother's Day...



THE FIRST DAY OF THE REST OF YOUR LIFE
(Le premier jour du reste de ta vie)
Directors : Remi Bezancon
Actors : Zabou Breitman, Jacques Gamblin

5 members of a family
5 key moments seen from each of them
5 days where nothing will be the same again…
A marvellous tribute to the family with a great soundtrack!
This film received 9 César Award nominations, winning 3.




NICOLAS LE FLOCH
The Chatelet Apprentice

From Jean-François Parrot 

France, 1761. 
Court of Louis XV and Madame de Pompadour at Versailles.   
A police officer disappears and Nicolas Le Floch, a young recruit to the force, is instructed to find him. 
This is the first in a series of six historical crime novels where Jean-Francois Parrot brings eighteenth-century Paris to life…

24 comments:

  1. Great! Where can I get the video from, please? From the internet? Thanks, Maria

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    1. Hello Maria. Yes, from Amazon. Or HMV (Oxford Circus) or THE VIDEO CITY in Notting Hill Gate (117 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LB, +44 20 7221 7029). They are fab to find anything...Enjoy! Best, Sixte

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  2. Hey Sixte, I will buy this book for my mother. Ta, Narine

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    1. Good Marine. She will love it I am sure...Best, Sixte

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    2. Funny and truthful film about families, parenthood, growing up, growing old and dying. Great acting! Best, Sienna

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    3. You made a perfect portrait of the film, well done Sienna. Glad you loved it. Best, Sixte

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  3. Oh, I love historical novels. Thanks a lot for this suggestion. Tanya

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    1. You're welcome Tanya. This collection is brilliant, you will be hooked on Nicolas le Floch soon...Best, Sixte

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  4. This film seems to be perfect for the whole family. Good to keep family together. Mona

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    1. Maybe not the smaller ones...But yes, it is a movie about family matters beautifully played, you will love it...Best, Sixte

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  5. I love these choices. Great for the weekend. Halina

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  6. Wonderful selection, Sixte. Bertha

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    1. Thank you very much Bertha. Enjoy! Best, Sixte

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  7. The Chatelet Apprentice is a great historical thriller! Worth reading! Amy

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    1. Yes, it's true Amy. You should read all the others (there are 6 books in total). Best, Sixte

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  8. Both, book and the film are extremely enjoyable. Go for it!!! Dorothy

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    1. Thank you Dorothy. Best, Sixte

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  9. Sixte, you are so good in choosing very interesting books, films, concerts for us. You always make me feel better. Thank you very much. Donna

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    1. You're very welcome Donna. I am delighted to know that you feel better afterwards...Best, Sixte

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  10. Good book and a really well done film! Naomi

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    1. So glad you enjoyed the book and the film Naomi. Best, Sixte

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  11. Really fantastic choices. You can trust Sixte. She knows what is good. Felicity

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    1. Thank you ever so much Felicity for your nice comment. Best, Sixte

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