Monsieur Mayonnaise

Philippe Mora in a true story of Mayonnaise sandwiches, Nazis and a comic book Screenings & Tickets

Film Overview: Monsieur Mayonnaise

Running time: 1hr 28min

Rating: M (mature themes & nudity)

The Moras are well known in Melbourne for their work in contemporary art and bohemian eateries. Less known however, is their story before moving to Australia in 1951…

As artist and filmmaker, Philippe Mora, works to produce a graphic novel about his late father, Georges Mora, an intriguing story unfolds. Georges was not in fact French, but rather had escaped to France in 1933 and worked with the French Resistance to save thousands of Jewish lives. Their secret ingredient? A simple trick using mayonnaise and baguettes.

The film provides a lively, tasty and colourful look into a dramatic tale of survival during the Holocaust. With interviews, art and clips from some of Philippe’s previous works, the film moves at a lively and involving pace.

Upcoming Screenings

7:30pm Saturday 25th February - Riverside Parramatta

Cinema: Raffertys Theatre, Corner Church St & Market St, Parramatta NSW

Time: 7:30pm

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7pm Tuesday 28th February - Riverside Parramatta

Cinema: Raffertys Theatre, Corner Church St & Market St, Parramatta NSW

Time: 7pm

*** A Q & A will follow the screening with director Trevor Graham (live) and Phillipe Mora (via Skype)***

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