Intercultural encounters and Amélie Nothomb
Tuesday 10th of November
Film Screening: Stupeur et Tremblements [Fear and Trembling] (12)
6 PM - 8 PM | Institut Français d’Ecosse, 13 Randolph Crescent | FREE
Director: Alain Corneau | 2004 | 107 minutes | Subtitles
Introduction by Susan Bainbrigge, Centre de Recherches Francophones Belges.
Wednesday 11th of November
Meet the Director: Stéfan Liberski
2 PM - 3.30 PM | Seminar Room 1, Chrystal MacMillan Building, George Square | FREE
Conference chaired by Dr Susan Bainbrigge and colleagues | 90 minutes
Join us to discuss the making of Stéfan Liberski’s Tokyo Fiancée adapted from Amélie Nothomb’s novel. An opportunity to ask the director about his work, and the creative challenges posed by adaptation. An exploration, via selected clips, of languages, cultures and their representations.
(This event will be proceeded by a pre-conference lunch on the George Square campus between 1 PM and 2 PM)
Film Screening: Tokyo Fiancée (15)
6 PM - 8PM | Filmhouse Edinburgh | £7.20 - £9
Dir. Stefan Liberski | 2014 |100 min | Subtitles
Followed by a Q&A with director Stéfan Liberski.
Booking and contact details
The Stupeur et Tremblements screening, pre-conference lunch and Meet the director sessions are free but ticketed, please book in advance at our Eventbrite page:
The Screening of Tokyo Fiancée can be booked directly from the Filmhouse:
For all enquiries about the events please contact the organiser, Dr Susan Bainbrigge: