C2L St Germain - Saint Germain Boucles de Seine
C2L St Germain
This is a five-cinema complex in the centre of Saint-Germain-en-Laye. Subscriptions are available and the UGC pass is also valid here. Reduced admission for everyone on Wednesdays and Mondays, all day.
"Le Majestic" which, despite its dilapidated state and lack of comfort, continued to screen films for twenty years or so after the Liberation. Later, it was totally transformed into the "C²L" cinema (opened in 1968, today it is the oldest existing cinema in Saint-Germain-en-Laye).
"Le Royal" which was totally renovated after the Liberation and continued to operate under the same name until 1978. The cinema was then purchased by the town council who renamed it "Salle Jacques Tati" after the death of Jacques Tati, paying tribute to one of the greatest names in French cinema who, having lived in Saint-Germain for several years, returned here to rest.
The company which owned the C²L brand, Jousseaume, was taken over by Jean-Charles Edeline in 1983 and the current cinema was built at 25 Rue du Vieux Marché in Saint-Germain-en-Laye.
The family's cinematic tradition dates back to 1934, when they built "Le Central" cinema in Puteaux. It was one of the first concrete constructions to be built at the time.
Jean-Charles Edeline then became an important cinematic stakeholder, his roles including:
- Founding CEO of the Union Générale Cinématographique (UGC),
- Chairman of the Syndicat Français des Théâtres Cinématographiques,
- Chairman of the Société Française de Production (SFP).
Today, his granddaughter, Marie-Laure Couderc, is the CEO of Jousseaume.
C²L continued to develop and, in 2004, Marie-Laure Couderc undertook major renovation work within the establishment. New digital technologies emerged in 2009.
All year round between 11 am and 9.30 pm.
Opening times may vary with the different screening times.
"UGC illimitée" Solo & Duo passes accepted
Minimum card payment €15
Other passes accepted:
- Menu Mac Ciné (available in Saint Germain and Poissy with McDonalds' Mac Ciné set menus)
- Oeuvres Sociales du Cinéma
- Chèques France Télécom
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