6.30 pm | 17th of May| Alliance Française Auditorium 

Free and open to all – Seating on first come first basis // Subtitled in English

Julie Bertuccelli, France – 2010 – 1 hrs 40m – Drama

The Tree is a French-Australian 2010 film co-produced between Australia and France. It was filmed in the small town of Boonah in Queensland, Australia and follows the lives of Dawn (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and her four children after the unexpected death of her husband Peter (Aden Young). The film is an adaptation of the debut novel “Our Father Who Art in the Tree” by Australian writer and performer Judy Pascoe. The film closed the Cannes Film Festival on 23 May 2010 following the Awards Ceremony and received a seven-minute standing ovation. As well as this, The Tree premiered at the 2010 Sydney Film Festival.