A Season in France

  • 2017
  • France
  • 1h 40min
  • Directed by: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
  • Cast: Eriq Ebouaney, Sandrine Bonnaire, Aalayna Lys
  • Language: French
  • UK release: 6 October 2017

Abbas (Ebouaney) and his brother Etienne (Tanga) fled violence in the Central African Republic, but find the grim realities of life in France wearing at their hopes. Predictable in places, but compassionate and sincere about lives that can all too easily remain invisible.

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A Season in France

10 Jun 20193 stars

North African director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun paints a human face on the refugee crisis in a Paris-set drama

Great expectations are harried away to weary desperation in A Season in France. This plaintive drama from North African director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (recipient of the 2010 Cannes Jury Prize for A Screaming Man) paints a human face on the refugee crisis…

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