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Robust

  Constance Meyer

  France     95 minutes

Synopsis

Legendary French actor Gerard Depardieu shines as idiosyncratic film star Georges, despondent over the prospect of his trusted bodyguard taking leave for a few weeks. When substitute Aïssa, an amateur women’s wrestling champion (Déborah Lukumuena), arrives on his doorstep, emotionally stunted Georges fears his fussy daily routines will be upended as he prepares for an upcoming role. Despite his initial protestations, the two form a friendship as they begin to affect one another’s lives. With soulfulness and punctuated by moments of levity, director Meyer eschews cliché to create an uncanny yet tender narrative of unlikely human connection.

 French with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

In-Theater Screening

Mon, Oct 18 @ 5:45pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 4

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In-Theater Screening

Fri, Oct 22 @ 7:45pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 4

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Virtual Screening

Available to stream Oct 14 @ 12:00pm CDT to Oct 24 @ 11:59pm CDT in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin

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Special Event

Tues, Oct 19 @ 12:00pm CDT


Livestream Q&A with director Constance Meyer.

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Media

Film Credits

  •   Isabelle Madelaine
  •   Constance Meyer and Marcia Romano
  •   Anita Roth
  •   Simon Beaufils
  •   Deborah Lukumuena and Gérard Depardieu
  •   David Babin
  •   Dharamsala