• 2017
  • France
  • 1h 34min
  • Directed by: Xavier Legrand
  • Written by: Xavier Legrand
  • Cast: Léa Drucker, Denis Ménochet, Thomas Gioria
  • Language: French
  • UK release: 13 February 2018

Julien (Gioria) is eleven years old and his parents are splitting up. Against his will, he has to spend alternate weekends with his hated father Antoine (Ménochet). Legrand deals with the issue of domestic abuse with great skill; it’s often profoundly distressing, but that’s precisely the point.

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Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge (0.0 miles)

38–39 St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3AR
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27 Feb 20184 stars

GFF 2018: Xavier Legrand builds on his Oscar-nominated short in a powerful domestic abuse drama

Domestic abuse is a deadly serious subject that time and time again is not dealt with satisfactorily. Xavier Legrand's powerful debut feature (winner of the Silver Lion at Venice 2017) is a continuation of his Oscar-nominated short and explores the…

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