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French Science Festival: Film Screening of Mood Indigo and Post-screening Discussion

Mood Indigo (2013) synopsis:
The surreal and poetic tale of an idealistic and inventive young man Colin (Romain Duris), and a beautiful young woman Chloe (Audrey Tautou). Their idyllic marriage is turned on its head when Chloe falls sick with a water lily growing in her lung. To pay for her medical bills, Colin must go out to work in a series of increasingly absurd jobs. He hopes to save her lovely wife…[Duration: 131 minutes]

Post-screening Discussion:
Mood Indigo (2013) is a surrealistic romantic fantasy film about a wealthy man, named Colin, tries hard to find a cure for his lover, Chloe, after she's diagnosed with sudden illness. The difficult time distorts their perception of reality. The speaker will decrypt for us the neurobiological mechanisms at work, from emotions to reality adaption mechanisms.

Speaker: Dr. Mateus Joffily (Research Enginneer in neuro-economics, GATE Laboratory, The French National Centre for Scientific Research) (online participation)
Moderator: Dr. Ng Kwok Kwan (Associate Professor, Academy of Film, Hong Kong Baptist University)
Date: 5.11.2021 (Fri)
Time: 6:30 – 9:15pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Suitable for: The general public
Language: Film screening – In French with Chinese subtitles; Post-screening discussion – In English
Capacity: 250
Fee: Free of charge
Enrolment procedures: Online registration on a first come, first served basis, please click here
Enrolment period: From now until 5.11.2021 (Fri) 12:00nn



Last Modified: 27-10-2021

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