Belleville Tokyo

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
4pm & 7:30pm
FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Dir. Élise Girard, 2010, France, 75 min, DCP, color
With Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm, Philippe Nahon, Jean-Christophe Bouvet, Dominique Cabrera
In French with English subtitles

Marie, pregnant, is unexpectedly abandoned by her boyfriend, Julien, for another woman. Marie, refusing to be a victim, finds renewed enjoyment in her work at an art house theatre specializing in American repertory film. When Julien eventually returns to Marie, she must make the choice whether to take him back.

Cool, spare portrayal of a marriage breakdown.” – Bernard Besserglik, The Hollywood Reporter