Tuesday 22nd May 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Palmer Building
This harrowing family drama from the new feature director, Xavier Legrand, won the Silver Lion Award at Venice. The film opens in a court room where Miriam and Antoine are arguing about custody of Julien, their 12 year old son, following the end of their marriage which has been punctuated by domestic violence. The consequences of the judge’s unexpected decision to allow joint custody escalate this film to a tense and harrowing climax. Be prepared to watch from the edge of your seat!
France 2017 – French with subtitles – Directed by Xavier Legrand with Léa Drucker, DenisMénochet, ThomasGioria – 93 min
Nerve-shredding domestic drama – BFI
Denis Menochet, Lea Drucker and Thomas Gioria give their all to thistough chamber-like piece – SCREEN DAILY