While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.
In 1950s France, Gabrielle is a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another man when she is sent away to the Alps to treat her kidney stones. Gabrielle yearns to free herself and run away with André.
Summer 1910. Several tourists have vanished while relaxing on the beautiful beaches of the Channel Coast. Infamous inspectors Machin and Malfoy soon gather that the epicenter of these ... See full summary »
The efficient Dr. Jenny Davin works hard and has been chosen to replace Dr. Habran, who has just retired, at the Kennedy Hospital. One night, someone rings the bell of her office after-hours and Dr. Davin asks her trainee Julien to not open the door since does not to seem an emergency. On the next morning, Police Inspectors Ben Mahmoud and Bercaro require her surveillance tape since a teenager was found dead on the other side of the road and they are investigating what happened. Jenny feels guilty for not opening the door and becomes obsessed to find the teenager's identity. Her investigation affects her relationship with patients that might know something about the unknown girl. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
When I saw that kid having his fit, shaking all over... I saw myself when my dad hit me. All I got from him was beatings. I wanted to be a doctor to treat him or to treat myself, I don't know. Or to be a better doctor than ours who thought I bruised myself playing.
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Uplifting cinema based on a stunning original screenplay
Absolutely amazing! A brilliant original screenplay with hardly any music. A great lead performance from Adele Haenel. The real heroes are the Belgian director-duo Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardennes. Just can't believe this gem of a film lost out to "Toni Erdmann" and "Personal Shopper," at Cannes. I can however believe it losing out to "I, Daniel Blake" and "It's not the End of the World."
The greatness of the Dardennes' cinema lies in the choice of the subjects and how each of their films would make you a better person. I admire them because most of their subjects are original and believable. This should have won more awards than it did. I am confident it will be recognized over time.
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