The House by the Sea

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The House by the Sea (La Villa)

Directed by Robert Guédiguian

  • France 2017; 106 min
  • Original version: French
  • Genre: Drama
    • SIGNIS Award, UNIMED Award - Venice IFF

  • Toronto IFF


By a little bay near Marseille lies a picturesque villa owned by an old man. His three children have gathered by his side for his last days: Angela, an actress living in Paris, Joseph, who has just fallen in love with a girl half his age and Armand, the only one who stayed behind in Marseille to run the family's small restaurant. It's time for them to weigh up what they have inherited of their father's ideals and the community spirit he created in this magical place. The arrival, at a nearby cove, of a group of boat people will throw these moments of reflection into turmoil.




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