The Unknown Girl (La fille inconnue)
Tuesday 14th February 2017 - 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm, Palmer Building
Haenel is mesmerizing in The Unknown Girl, she plays Dr Jenny Davin, a committed medic who works in a small surgery. One evening whilst working late she tells her intern to ignore a late ring at the surgery door. The call that she refuses to answer turns out to have been from a young African woman, later found dead nearby, driven by guilt Jenny is determined to unearth her name, but in the process discovers more about the facts of her death, as well as secrets in the lives of certain of her patients.
Adèle Haenel gives an extraordinary performance – NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL
A carefully constructed realist drama about a faintly naïve but very decent young woman hoping to find out more while going about her daily routine in an industrial town hit by various contemporary ills – LONDON FILM FESTIVAL
Belgium-France 2016 – French with subtitles – directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne – with Adèle Haenel, Jérémie Renier, Olivier Bonnaud – 106 min tbc