‘Memoir of War’ (‘La Doleur’) Written and Directed by Emmanuel Finkiel

‘Memoir of War’ (‘La Doleur’) Written and Directed by Emmanuel Finkiel
Emmanuel Finkiel’s haunting adaptation of seminal author Marguerite Duras’ semi-autobiographical novel The War: A Memoir stars a luminescent Mélanie Thierry in a riveting performance as Duras.

Mélanie Thierry (The Princess of Montpensier), Benoit Magimel (The Piano Teacher), Benjamin Biolay (Personal Shopper),Shulamit Adar

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Music Box Films, one of the finest of the arthouse distributors will be releasing this emotionally complex story of love, loss, and perseverance against the backdrop of war. Memoir of War opens in New York August 17 at Film Forum and The Film Society of Lincoln Center, and in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Royal and at the Regal Edwards Westpark 8 in Orange County on August 24. Other cities will follow.

It’s 1944, and Duras is an active Resistance member along with her husband, writer Robert Antelme, and a band of fellow subversives in Nazi-occupied Paris. When Antelme is deported to Dachau by the Gestapo,
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