Suzanna Andler
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    Suzanna Andler

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    France

    2021

    91 min

    • French

    Drama

    Shanghai IFF

    Accompanied by her lover, Suzanna, 40, views a Riviera beach house for her family's summer vacation. This day, this break in her routine, in this new house, will mark a turning point in her life. Based on the Marguerite Duras play of the same name, Suzanna Andler is the portrait of a woman trapped in her marriage to a wealthy, unfaithful businessman in the 1960s. She must choose between her conventional destiny as a wife and mother, and her freedom, embodied by her young lover.

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    Cast
    Charlotte Gainsbourg
    Niels Schneider
    Julia Roy
    Nathan Willcocks
    Screenplay
    Benoît Jacquot
    Cinematography
    Christophe Beaucarne
    Editing
    Julia Gregory
    Sales
    LES FILMS DU LOSANGE
    Production
    LES FILMS DU LENDEMAIN

    Press

    Adapted from a play by Marguerite Duras, the film provides Charlotte Gainsbourg with an exceptional opportunity to paint the portrait of a grand bourgeois woman.

    Cineuropa

    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.

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