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When

Occurs on Tuesday February 26 2019

Approximate running time: 2 hours

Venue

- Cowichan Performing Arts Centre
2687 James Street
Duncan BC V9L 2X5

Performance Notes

× Tickets $14 / Student (Rows A-C) $9

COLETTE Directed by Wash Westmoreland Starring Keira Knightley, Fiona Shaw and Dominic West

Rated PG

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as “Willy” (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership defies gender roles and drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.

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