France

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Ticket Prices
General Public:$12.00 (+ $2 online fee)
Members:$9.00 (no online fee)
Film Info
Program:New Releases
Virtual Cinema
Tags:Drama
Francophone
Film/Media/TV
Journalism
Satire
Dramedy
Release Year:2021
Runtime:133 min
Country/Region:France
Germany
Belgium
Italy
Language:French
Print Source:Kino Lorber
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paC7nW8xJrY
Cast/Crew
Director:Bruno Dumont
Executive Producer:Jean Bréhat
Rachid Bouchareb
Muriel Merlin
Cinematographer:David Chambille
Screenwriter:Bruno Dumont
Editor:Nicolas Bier
Composer:Christophe
Principal Cast:Léa Seydoux
Blanche Gardin
Benjamin Biolay
Emanuele Arioli

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Reserve your ticket and start watching anytime starting Friday, January 7. You will have 48 hours to complete once you begin watching. This engagement will run through January 27, with the possibility of an extension.


Léa Seydoux brilliantly holds the center of Bruno Dumont’s unexpected, unsettling new film, which starts out as a satire of the contemporary news media before steadily spiraling out into something richer and darker. Never one to shy away from provoking his viewers, Dumont (The Life of Jesus) casts Seydoux as France de Meurs, a seemingly unflappable superstar TV journalist whose career, homelife, 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 self-reckonings, as well as a strange romance that proves impossible to shake. A film that teases at redemption while refusing to grant absolution, France is tragicomic and deliciously ambivalent—a very 21st-century treatment of the difficulty of maintaining identity in a corrosive culture.


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