The Refuge (Le Refuge)
- 1h 28min
- Directed by: François Ozon
- Written by: Mathieu Hippeau, François Ozon
- Cast: Isabelle Carré, Louis-Ronan Choisy
- Language: French
- Website: www.lerefuge-lefilm.com
Elegant, unfussy direction elevates this tale of a drug addict who, after an overdosing session in which her boyfriend dies, discovers she's pregnant and runs away to a country refuge. Followed there by her dead lover's gay brother, she develops a new understanding and a new friendship.
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Reviews & features
François Ozon's The Refuge5 Aug 2010
An emotionally involving lyrical tale of new beginnings
Prolific French director François Ozon makes his best films when directly addressing life and death issues. He fillets the drama from the tender aftershocks of life-changing events like the loss of a partner in Under The Sand (Sous Le Sable), the…
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