- UK / France / Belgium
- 1h 47min
- Directed by: Saul Dibb
- Cast: Michelle Williams, Kristin Scott Thomas, Matthias Schoenaerts
- UK release: 13 March 2015
Lucile Angellier (Williams) is married and lives in a village in occupied France in the 1940s; when handsome young German officer Bruno von Falk (Schoenaerts) arrives, romance blossoms. Adapted from Irène Némirovsky's novellas, it suffers from wayward pacing but Williams is as honest and affecting as ever. Pack a hanky.
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Reviews & features
Suite Française9 Mar 2015
Michelle Williams enters into a dangerous liaison in Saul Dibb's wartime drama
Briefly touched on in the end credits, the story behind Suite Française is fascinating. It's based on the novellas by Irène Némirovsky whose work was discovered in a notebook by one of her daughters some 50 years after her death in Auschwitz, becoming a…
Suite française (trailer)
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