AF Cinema – La Reine Bicyclette (Documentary)

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Date(s) - 22/05/2014
6:30 pm

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore


la-reine-bicyclette-image-2The director Laurent Védrine talks about the crazy history of the bicycle in France. Introduced towards the end of the 19th century for the rich, the bicycle became affordable thanks to the second Industrial Revolution and very popular with the creation of the Tour de France in 1903. The Trente Glorieuses (The Glorious Thirty) will put a stop to the trend before May 68 and the birth of “Ecology” will put it back again in the spotlight.

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