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Welcome to our Friday Night Film Discussions! We hope you will join us virtually, until we can meet in person again. We’ll be discussing “The Mystery of Henri Pick” — aThe Mystery of Henri Pick (2019) - IMDb French film about an editor who discovers a novel that she considers to be a masterpiece, in a library whose particularity is to collect the manuscripts refused by the publishers. Sounds like it’s right up our alley!

The way it works:

PRIOR to the meeting (whenever works for your schedule), watch “The Mystery of Henri Pick” on Kanopy — one of the library’s video streaming service — and then come to the meeting prepared to discuss!

You will need an Ashland library card or a Boston Public Library e-card to use Kanopy. Click here to access Kanopy or for more info on the BPL e-card (see if you are eligible and then register — you can use any of BPL’s online resources with this card!).

Please register to receive the program link, which will be in your confirmation and reminder emails (check your spam folder for them!). Contact ashlandprograms@minlib.net with any questions.

Synopsis:

An editor discovers a novel that she considers to be a masterpiece, in a library whose particularity is to collect the manuscripts refused by the publishers. The text is signed Henri Pick, a Breton pizza maker who died two years earlier.

Running Time
101 mins

Year
2019

Filmmakers
Rémi Bezançon

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library.

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