French Film Festival - Memoir of War

movie details

Director:
Emmanuel Finkiel
Cast:

Mélanie Thierry, Benoît Magimel, Emmanuel Bourdieu, Benjamin Biolay

Release:
14/03/2019
Length:
126 Mins
Genre:
Drama
Distributor:
NZ French Film Festival

synopsis

It's 1944, and Duras is an active Resistance member along with her husband, writer Robert Antelme, and a band of fellow subversives in Nazi-occupied Paris. When Antelme is deported to Dachau by the Gestapo, she becomes friendly with French collaborator Rabier (Benoît Magimel) to gain information at considerable risk to her underground cell. But as the months wear on without news of her husband, she must begin the process of confronting the unimaginable. Through subtly expressionistic images and voiceover passages of Duras' writing, Fin...