WHO’S IN IT?

Virginie Efira (Elle), Niels Schneider (Gemma Bovery), Jehnny Beth (Through The Forest), Estelle Lescure (film debut), Coralie Russier (Custody), Ambre Hasaj (film debut), Sasha Alessandri-Torrès Garcia (film debut), Iliana Zabeth (Jeune & Jolie), Gaël Kamilindi (22 Minutes), Catherine Morlot (Cornouaille), Simon Bakhouche (Chaos), Pierre Salvadori (The Banned Woman), Didier Sandre (Under The Rainbow), Simon Poulain (Les Ogres)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Catherine Corsini (The Very Merry Widows), director, writer; Laurette Polmanss (Summertime), writer; Elisabeth Perez (Max & Lenny), producer; Grégoire Hetzel (Incendies), composer; Jeanne Lapoirie (The Returned), cinematographer; Frédéric Baillehaiche (Party Girl), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the late 1950s, young office clerk Rachel (Efira) meets Phillippe (Schneider), a well-educated young man from a wealthy background. They share a brief but passionate affair together, which ends with Rachel giving birth to a young girl. When Phillippe makes it clear that he wants nothing to do with the child, Rachel spends the next fifty years raising her daughter…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The unconditional love between mother and daughter, as well as the unrequited love for a man who increasingly becomes ever more distant, is explored in this intimate and heartbreaking French-language feature.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 4TH JANUARY 2019