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'The Mystery of Henri Pick (Le Mystère Henri Pick)' by Rémi Bezançon - IRISH PREMIERE

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To celebrate La Fête de la Bretagne 2021, we are delighted to present this comedy filmed in Brittany, adapted from David Foenkinos' eponymous novel and featuring Camille Cottin (Call My Agent) and Fabrice Luchini.


In a bizarre Breton library that collects rejected, never published manuscripts, a young editor discovers a novel that she considers a masterpiece. It was written by a certain Henri Pick, a cook who died two years earlier and who, according to his widow, had never read a book in his life or written anything but a shopping list... Did he have a secret life? When the book becomes a huge best-seller, Jean- Michel Rouche, a skeptical and stubborn literary critic, teams up with Joséphine, Pick’s daughter, to unravel the mystery. What if this story was only a conspiracy...?




About Fête de la Bretagne, 'Gouel Breizh', Brittany Day

Discover and experience Breton tradition, folklore and spirit! The Fête de la Bretagne, 'Gouel Breizh' is an event which every year in May brings together thousands of people all over the world.

In Ireland, we invite you to celebrate this special occasion with an online programme of free events organised by Breizheire, the Galway-Lorient twinning committee, the French Embassy and the Alliance Française network in Ireland.

Programme available early May, stay tuned- subscribe to our Cultural Newsletter


  • Year
    2018
  • Runtime
    101 minutes
  • Language
    French, with English subtitles
  • Country
    France
  • Director
    Rémi Bezançon
  • Cast
    Camille Cottin, Fabrice Luchini