For the 6th consecutive year, the Voies navigables de France patronage program, in partnership with Cinéfol 31, the city of Toulouse, Actu.fr and CIC Sud-Ouest, is offering the public an open-air screening in a unique setting. The Cale de Radoub, a unique location in the pink city that is usually closed to the public, will open its doors on Saturday September 17, 2022 for a waterside evening dedicated to the “7th art.” This event is being organized as part of the European Heritage Days
On the agenda: the film The Shape of Water in its original version (English), with French subtitles, at 8:30 p.m. (4 Oscars including Best Picture in 2018)
All ticket proceeds will be donated to the canal du Midi replanting project.
The Cale de Radoub dry dock
Located at number 65 allées des Demoiselles in Toulouse, the central basin and its 4 slipways, connected to the canal du Midi by a channel with an overhead crane, have existed since the 19th century. Boats and barges come here all year round to be repaired, and it is one of the most unique sites in Toulouse. It is also classified an official “Monument Historique.”
Synopsis and film poster
A fantastic film by Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor with Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, and Richard Jenkins awarded four Oscars including Best Film during the 90th Academy Awards (in March 2018).
A cleaner at a top-secret government laboratory, Elisa leads a solitary existence, all the more isolated because she is mute. Her life changes forever when she and her colleague Zelda uncover an experiment that is even more secret than the others…