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Our Children (À perdre la raison)

Our Children (À perdre la raison)
  • 2012
  • Belgium/Luxembourg/France/Switzerland
  • 111 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Joachim Lafosse
  • Cast: Émilie Dequenne, Niels Arestrup, Tahar Rahim
  • Language: French/Arabic
  • UK release: 10 May 2013

Murielle (Dequenne), a young Belgian woman, is married to Mounir (Rahim), a Moroccan man adopted by a Belgian doctor (Arestrup); the pressures of the arrangement drive her to drastic actions. A gripping but restrained, detached and balanced portrait of a mother driven to murder.

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Our Children

24 May 20133 stars

A Prophet stars Tahar Rahim and Niels Arestrup reunite for Joachim Lafosse’s riveting drama

The two central actors in Jacques Audiard's 2009 masterpiece A Prophet are reunited, and their dynamic entirely reorientated, in Belgian filmmaker Joachim Lafosse’s riveting drama Our Children, a fictionalisation of a real life story where four children…

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