For a Woman


Film runs
Wed, Jan 15
Sun, Jan 19

For a Woman
Pour une Femme | Diane Kurys, 2013
France | French with English subtitles | 110 minutes

U.S. Premiere!

Inspired by her own family history, filmmaker Diane Kurys (Sagan, Peppermint Soda) directs this handsome drama that moves between post-World War II France and the 1980s, where novelist Anne (Sylvie Testud) goes on a quest to understand the past. Equipped with recently discovered letters and photos, she begins to shed light on the tangled relationship between her parents and a mysterious uncle, thought dead, who appeared on their doorstep in 1947 Lyon. With outstanding performances by Testud, Clement Sibony, and Benoit Magimel. A Film Movement release.

Series: New York Jewish Film Festival 2014

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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