France

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France

Runtime: 133 Minutes | Rating: Not Rated
Language: French with English subtitles
Director: Bruno Dumont
Cast: La Seydoux, Blanche Gardin, Benjamin Biolay
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Dark comedy, Women and Film, French Cinema
Distributor: Kino Lorber

Synopsis

La Seydoux brilliantly holds the center of Bruno Dumont's unsettling new film, which starts as a satire of the contemporary news media before spiraling into something richer and darker. Ever provocotive, Dumont casts Seydoux as France de Meurs, a seemingly unflappable TV journalist whose career, home life, and psychological stability are shaken after she carelessly drives into a young delivery man on a busy Paris street. This accident triggers a series of reckonings, as well as a strange romance that proves impossible to shake.

"Dazzling. A fantastically pleasurable cinematic delight bolstered by one helluva committed La Seydoux performance." -Nicholas Bell, Ion Cinema