• 2016
  • France
  • 1h 53min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: François Ozon
  • Cast: Pierre Niney, Paula Beer, Ernst Stötzner
  • UK release: 12 May 2017

In a small German town after WWI, Anna (Beer) mourns her fiancé Frantz who was killed, when she meets Frenchman Adrien (Niney), who claims to have been his friend. Touching, mournful and beautifully crafted tale, with a fine performance from Beer as just one of the many impressive elements.

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8 May 20174 stars

François Ozon's beautifully crafted, sorrowful drama unfolds in the aftermath of World War I

The prolific, versatile François Ozon breaks fresh ground with Frantz, a touching, beautifully crafted tale set in the aftermath of World War I. Inspired by Ernst Lubitsch's 1932 film Broken Lullaby, it sensitively explores personal tragedies that…

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