By the Grace of God
- 2h 14min
- Directed by: François Ozon
- Cast: Melvil Poupaud, Denis Ménochet, Swann Arlaud
- Language: French
- UK release: 25 October 2019
Alexandre (Poupaud) is a 40-year-old bank executive who, like many others, was molested in his youth by local priest Father Bernard (Verley); he decides to confront the Archbishop of Lyon about it. A scrupulously researched procedural that’s already been dubbed ‘the French Spotlight’, it has real urgency and strikes a significant blow.
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Reviews & features
By the Grace of God21 Oct 2019
François Ozon's forensic look at sexual abuse in the Catholic Church is one of his best films
François Ozon continues his remarkably diverse and prolific career with one of his best films, By the Grace of God. His eighteenth feature is unlike any other film he's made. Already dubbed 'the French Spotlight', it shares similarities to Tom…
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