France/Belgium, 2012, 120mins. Dir Jacques Audiard
Winner of Best Film at London Film Festival.
By French acclaimed director Jacques Audiard, starring Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts. Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali’s bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.
‘A tremendous love story’ * * * *
‘A bruising, beautiful and fierce love story written in scar tissue acted with galvanizing intelligence and directed like a dream. ‘ * * * *