Never Ever
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    Never Ever

    A Jamais

    Directed by

    France

    2016

    86 min

    • French

    Drama

    Toronto IFF - Masters

    The story revolves around Rey, a filmmaker. During a retrospective being dedicated to him in a museum, he sees a performance by a young woman. He follows her after coming out of the museum. She is called Laura and is younger than him. They fall in love and soon get married, and they start living in a huge secluded house by the seaside. After a few months, Rey dies in a motorbike accident and Laura finds herself alone in the house...

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Mathieu Amalric
    Julia Roy
    Jeanne Balibar
    Victoria Guerra
    Screenplay
    Julia Roy
    Cinematography
    Julien Hirsch
    Editing
    Julia Gregory
    Music
    Bruno Coulais
    Sales
    ALFAMA FILMS
    Production
    ALFAMA FILMS

    Press

    Roy’s sometimes ethereal presence strikes a forceful but delicate note as a woman who is at once facing a mystery and who is at the same time a mystery herself.

    Jonathan Romney, Screen Daily

    Julia Roy... makes a revelatory, slightly otherworldly impression.

    Guy Lodge, Variety

    Benoit Jacquot

    Benoit Jacquot

    France

    Benoit Jacquot was born in Paris. He got his start in film as an assistant director to Marguerite Duras, after which he began directing his own features, including SEVENTH HEAVEN (1997), THE SCHOOL OF FLESH (1998), PAS DE SCANDALE (1999), SADE (2000), L'INTOUCHABLE (2006), DEEP IN THE WOODS (2010), and THREE HEARTS (2014) all of which screened at the Toronto IFF.

    Selected Filmography