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Stephane Brize's A Woman's Life

A Woman’s Life

Set in rural Normandy, the film—which won the FIPRESCI Critics’ Prize at the Venice Film Festival—follows the life and disillusionment of an aristocrat named Jeanne (Judith Chemla) from a happy adolescence through her troubled marriage to a local nobleman (Swann Arlaud). Brizé’s drama is a tender, intricate portrayal of life’s indifferences, pressures and disappointments as […]

Mademoiselle Chambon

Véronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops and their lives begin gradually to unravel.

The Measure of a Man

At the age of 51 and after 20 months on unemployment, Thierry starts a new job that soon brings him face to face with a moral dilemma. How much is he willing to accept to keep his job? [Synopsis courtesy of Cannes Film Festival]