MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 13,441 this week

A Piece of Sky (2002)
"Une part du ciel" (original title)

5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 91 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 7 critic

The story of two women, one a prisoner and the other a corporate representative, who discover that their lives are defined by compromise.

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 28 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 219 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "A Piece of Sky" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Piece of Sky (2002)

A Piece of Sky (2002) on IMDb 5.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Piece of Sky.
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Séverine Caneele ...
Joanna
Sophia Leboutte ...
Claudine (as Sofia Leboutte)
Josiane Stoléru ...
Mme. Picri
Naïma Hirèche ...
Naima
Annick Keusterman ...
Annick
...
Mme. Pasquier
Gaëlle Müller ...
Laurette
Béatrice Spiga ...
Bella
...
Joanna's Lawyer
André Wilms ...
Warden
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christian Crahay
Renée Fréart
Mireille Gasparini
Carmen Gobbin
Marie-Jeanne Hernandez
Edit

Storyline

The story of two women, one a prisoner and the other a corporate representative, who discover that their lives are defined by compromise.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

4 September 2002 (Belgium)  »

Also Known As:

A Piece of Sky  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema) |

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A story that promises more than it delivers
10 February 2003 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

Une part du ciel is a socially committed work. The protagonist, Joanna, is in prison for an unspecified act of violence related to union problems at the factory at which she was employed. The depiction of her dehumanized existence in prison is paralleled by the portrayal of the regimentation on the factory assembly line where her female friends are prisoners of yet another system that degrades and exploits women. Severine Caneele's performance as the prisoner is strong and sensitive. She lends an essential humanity to the social commentary in which the film is rooted. Une part du ciel, however, is a disturbingly uneven work. The characters and scenes that are directly related to the film's political agenda are developed to the point of being heavy- handed and didactic, while secondary characters and events are presented in a cursory, at times puzzling, manner. The visual syntax is also inconsistent. Shots are extended or truncated for no discernable reason. Camera angles seem arbitrary. The editing often obscures, rather than enhances the character development. Ultimately, the viewer is left moved, but vaguely dissatisfied, as if having been told pieces of a story that promises more than it delivers.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss A Piece of Sky (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?