The Unknown Girl
- 113 min
- Directed by: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardienne
- Cast: Adèle Haenel, Fabrizio Rongione, Olivier Gourmet
- Language: French
Jenny (Haenel) is a brisk, kindly GP beloved of her patients. After a rare moment of carelessness, she is compelled to investigate the death of a young black woman. Haenel is compelling, and the story has plenty of resonance, but the surprisingly conventional narrative doesn't quite add up and it's worthy rather than inspired.
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The Unknown Girl19 May 2016
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