WHO’S IN IT?
Catherine Denevue (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg), Juliette Binoche (High Life), Ethan Hawke (Boyhood), Ludivine Sagnier (Swimming Pool), Clémentine Grenier (film debut), Manon Clavel (film debut), Alain Libolt (The Lady and the Duke), Christian Crahay (Hey Stranger), Roger Van Hool (Oscar), Laurent Capelluto (The Long Falling), Maya Sansa (Dormant Beauty), Jackie Berroyer (The Swindle)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Hirokazu Kore-eda (Shoplifters), director, writer, editor; Muriel Merlin (Outside Satan), producer; Alexei Aigui (Bullet Collector), composer; Eric Gautier (The Motorcycle Diaries), cinematographer
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Fabienne (Denevue), an aged movie star, reunites with her estranged daughter Lumir (Bincohe) and her husband Hank (Hawke) when they return to Paris with their children. However, the reunion becomes confrontational when secrets are revealed following the publication of Fabienne’s memoir…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
For his first film since winning the Palme D’Or and being Oscar-nominated for Shoplifters, Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda switches continents for a very French but no less provocative family drama.