For a Woman by Diane Kurys (France, 2013, 110 min.). Inspired by her own family history, Kurys’s (Entre Nous, C’est la Vie) sumptuous historical drama moves between 1947 Lyon, France, and the 1980s. After discovering a hidden family photo, Anne investigates her parents’ tangled relationship and the unexpected arrival of a mysterious family member thought killed in the war. The film features outstanding performances by the gorgeous cast: Mélanie Thierry, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Sylvie Testud and Benoit Magimel. In French with English subtitles.
“Thierry is luminous in a complex yet understated role…Handsomely put together,” The Hollywood Reporter.
New England Premiere