French Film Festival Aotearoa | On The Wandering Paths

9 Herschell Street, Napier

Drama | 95 minutes | Rated M - sex scenes & offensive language

Academy Award©-winner Jean Dujardin (The Artist) stars in an inspirational story based on real events.

Pierre is a celebrated writer with a penchant for extreme experiences and solo treks. He has always done everything on his terms, when it suited him and with whom he chose, but when anything threatened his freedom, he did what he excels at - run away. One drunken evening, he climbs the facade of a building and falls several stories. The accident leaves him deep in a coma. When he emerges from it, Pierre is barely able to stand, but against everyone's advice, he decides to hike all alone across France - from Provence to Mont Saint Michel, along forgotten trails through some of France’s roughest, most inhospitable and beautiful regions.

Based on an award-winning autobiography by Sylvain Tesson – who also appeared in the documentary, The Velvet Queen – On the wandering paths is an escape from the frantic world, a story of fortitude, healing, resilience, and reconnection to nature and deep self.

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MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

9 Herschell Street, Napier

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