Rosetta

Rosetta
  • 1999
  • Belgium/France
  • 1h 31min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
  • Written by: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
  • Cast: Émilie Dequenne
  • Language: French

Rosetta (Dequenne) is seventeen and has one wish: to find a job that will enable her to move out of the caravan that she co-habits with her alcoholic mother (Yernaux). Despite continual disappointments in the job market Rosetta refuses to give up hope and battles on like a bull facing a matador. A marvellous exposition of the continuing importance of cinema in highlighting social barriers and conflict, 'Rosetta' was rewarded with the Cannes Palme d'Or.

Performance times

Filmhouse, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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Wed 2 May

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