HA NOI (VNS) — The sequel of the French movie Le Petit Nicolas (The Little Nicholas) will be screened in cinema theatres across the country from tomorrow, August 1.
The film has been directed by Laurent Tirard and is based on a series of children’s books written by Rene Goscinny,
In Ha Noi, cinema-goers can enjoy the comedy at the National Cinema Centre, Platinum Times City, Platinum Royal City and Platinum Garden Mall My Dinh.
In HCM City, the movie will be screened at the BHD Star Cineplex Icon68, the BDH Star Cineplex 3/2 and Tan Son Nhat Cinema.
In addition, the film can be viewed at Bien Hoa City’s PegaCine and Binh Duong’s Empire Cinema.
The film is being screened with the financial support of the French Embassy in Viet Nam, which aims to boost the distribution of French movies in Viet Nam. While only four French movies were released in Viet Nam last year, the embassy expects the number to rise to six or eight movies in 2014.
To implement its plan, the embassy is offering financial support to local movie distributors and is inviting them to attend French movie festivals. The embassy is also promoting and advertising movies through its own network.
The embassy also expects to see further co-operation between Viet Nam and France in movie production.
In the upcoming Ha Noi International Film Festival in autumn, the embassy will act as the French movie curator.
Along with the screening of Le Petit Nicolas, the book series on which the movie is based has been released by the Nha Nam Publishing and Communication Company.
Cinema-goers attending the screening of Le Petit Nicolas can avail of a 30 per cent discount on the price of the book series, which will be sold at all cinemas.
An exhibition showcasing paintings and Le Petit Nicolas books will be held at L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street, Ha Noi, to promote the movie and the book.