Heal the Living

Heal the Living
  • 2016
  • France / Belgium
  • 1h 44min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Katell Quillévéré
  • Cast: Tahar Rahim, Bouli Lanners, Anne Dorval, Emmanuelle Seigner
  • UK release: 28 April 2017

Teenager Simon (Verdet) has no sense of his own mortality, but when he’s fatally injured in a car accident, his mother (Seigner) has to decide what to do with his organs. Wonderfully credible and humane, with intriguing stories, an impressive cast and a reverence for life which can be felt in every frame.

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Heal the Living

24 Apr 20174 stars

Superbly acted, meticulously detailed hospital drama from Katell Quillévéré

Showing breathtaking mastery of her medium, Heal the Living is another affectingly humane and fluidly executed drama from France's Katell Quillévéré. Her third film, after Suzanne and Love Like Poison, is an ensemble piece based on Maylis De Kerangal's…

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