• The List
  • 26 August 2009

Quirky dark drama concerning an isolated family who live on the edge of an abandoned motorway. However Isabelle Huppert and Oliver Gourmet’s life is disrupted as the road reopens and the thoroughfare that once offered them freedom rapidly becomes a prison.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh from Fri 4 Sep.


  • 4 stars
  • 2008
  • Belgium/France/Switzerland
  • 1h 38min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ursula Meier
  • Written by: Ursula Meier, Antoine Jaccoud
  • Cast: Isabelle Huppert

Meier's reversely told, strange, horrific, metaphor-heavy tale of family breakdown and rural colonisation starring Isabelle Huppert and Olivier Gourmet. Worth catching if you can.

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