An Impossible Love

An Impossible Love
  • 2018
  • France / Belgium
  • 2h 15min
  • Directed by: Catherine Corsini
  • Cast: Virginie Efira, Niels Schneider, Jehnny Beth
  • Language: French
  • UK release: 12 October 2018

The story of Rachel (Efira) and her relationships with good-for-nothing Philippe (Schneider), and her daughter Chantal and her relationship with her absent father. By turns distressing and engrossing, it’s a remarkable tale of how one man’s actions affect the lives of two women.

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An Impossible Love

31 Dec 20183 stars

Virginie Efira is marvellous in a quietly devastating relationship drama from French director Catherine Corsini

The title of Catherine Corsini's latest is one to wrestle with. Is this 'impossible love' a reference to the protagonist, Rachel, and her longing for Philippe, the good-for-nothing cad who gets her pregnant and absconds? Or is it the feelings…

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