The Midwife

The Midwife
  • 2017
  • France
  • 1h 57min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Martin Provost
  • Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Catherine Frot, Olivier Gourmet
  • Language: French

Bringing together two of France's finest leading ladies The Midwife explores the dynamic of midwife Claire (Frot) and her father's old mistress (Deneuve), who returns to Paris having been given just one year to live. Martin Provost's story is one of forgiveness, which is complimented by excellent lead performances.

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The Midwife

30 Jun 20174 stars

EIFF 2017: Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot collaborate beautifully in Martin Provost's drama

Bringing together two of France's finest leading ladies, The Midwife (Sage Femme) is a film that, despite a certain amount of predictability and a lack of obvious flair, explores an unusual female dynamic. Writer-director Martin Provost (Séraphine…

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