Our Children (À perdre la raison)
- 111 min
- 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.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
Our Children24 May 2013
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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