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Christmas came early to Cedar Square at the Nouveau Women at the Square movie night; ladies donned their finest Christmas wear for the last event of the year which took place on November 26, for the screening of Chéri. Many went all out dressing up as Santa, Rudolph and Christmas elves.

The event was hosted by Kate Turkington (log on to to read up about Kate's latest adventures), one of South Africa's most celebrated radio personalities and travel writers, who spoke about her latest adventures in the mountains of Lesotho and how she discovered a rare orchid and a mammal that she didn't even know existed.

The movie Chéri is set in the luxurious demimonde of pre-First World War Paris, Chéri tells the story of the love affair between the beautiful retired courtesan Léa (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Chéri (Rupert Friend), the son of her old colleague and rival, Madame Peloux (Kathy Bates).

Léa has educated the spoilt and callow boy in the ways of love, but after six years Madame Peloux has secretly arranged a marriage between Chéri and Edmée (Felicity Jones), the daughter of another rich courtesan, Marie-Laure (Iben Hjejle).

As the inevitable moment of parting approaches, Léa and Chéri try to come to terms with their imminent separation, but the roots of their life of ease and pleasure reach deeper than even they imagine, and they begin to understand, too late, how much they mean to one another.