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Une vie
A Woman's Life

Directed by Stéphane Brizé
Produced by Miléna Poylo and Gilles Sacuto
Screenplay by Stéphane Brizé and Florence Vignon Based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant
With: Judith Chemla, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Yolande Moreau, Swann Arlaud, Nina Meurisse, Olivier Perrier, Clotilde Hesme, Alain Beigel, and Finnegan Oldfield
Cinematography: Antoine Héberlé
Editing: Anne Klotz
Runtime: 119 min
Release Date: 23 November 2016
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
Color: Color
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Rich period piece that feels witnessed rather than recreated. Most of the expected narrative beats occur off camera leaving ample time to explore a complex inner life.