Run time: 107 mins

Catherine Deneuve commands the screen as a movie diva in the twilight of her career in acclaimed arthouse director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s first film outside his Japanese homeland.


Following his Palme d’Or winning Shoplifters, Kore-eda heads to Paris for both his first French and English-language film. While the locations and social backdrops have dramatically changed, the filmmaker’s skill with powerful and tender portraits of family conflicts is not lost in translation.


Fabienne Dangeville (Catherine Deneuve) is a major star of veteran French cinema. Having just published her memoirs and filming a science fiction drama she doesn’t care for, she’s faced with familial tensions when her estranged daughter Lumir (Juliette Binoche) returns from New York with her American actor-husband, Hank (Hawke) and young daughter Charlotte in tow. A battle of wits ensues between the mother-daughter duo as Lumir takes issue with Fabienne’s rose-tinted version of the past. Smartly reflected by Fabienne’s latest role, their strained relationship takes a poignant journey as they both float toward possible reconciliation.


Perfectly cast and masterfully executed, this is yet another sure-fire winner from Kore-eda, undoubtedly one of today’s greatest working filmmakers. (research Chris Coetsee) Deneuve and Binoche on the same Kore-eda screen. Don’t miss.


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