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Une vie démente

Duration
1 hr 27 min
Available subtitles
en

A couple's plan of having a child is turned upside down by the increasingly strange behavior of her husband's charismatic mother.

Awards: Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Film (Magritte Awards 2022), Best Actress, Youth Jury Prize, Audience Award, Best Screenplay (Saint-Jean-de-Luz 2021)

Alex and Noémie want to have a child, but their plans are turned upside down by the increasingly strange behaviour of Suzanne, Alex's elegant and charismatic mother. The doctors diagnose a neurodegenerative disease... Between the child they so desire and the one Suzanne becomes again, things get complicated.

Direction, screenplay: Ann Sirot, Raphaël Balboni (France, 2020)
Cast: Jo Deseure (Suzanne), Jean Le Peltier (Alex), Lucie Debay (Noémie), Gilles Remiche (Kevin)
Genre: comedy drama