Stream Fragile, a new French comedy, until March 31

A comedy romance set in the south of France, Fragile tells the story of Az, who works for an oyster farmer in Sète. He knows oysters — he opens them by the hundreds – and decides to hide a ring in one oyster to ask his girlfriend Jess to marry him. She declines, but the story is not over.

Fragile is the first feature film of Emma Benestan, a French-Algerian director, screenwriter and editor.  Benestan hijacks the traditional codes of comedy with a joyfully feminist take on contemporary masculinity. The film was released in theatres in 2021 and received critical acclaim.

Emma Benestan has also worked as an editor on feature films, such as "Mektoub my love" by Abdellatif Kechiche (Venice 2017). She has also been involved on numerous projects as screenwriter, including "The Right Words" which premiered in Competition at Cannes Film Festival 2021.

This film is presented in partnership with the Fédération of Alliances Françaises. 

Watch the Film 

Tickets are $6 for Alliance members and $9 for non-members. Click below to go directly to the film website,  buy a ticket, and start streaming. 

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