Don't Forget You're Going to Die
aka N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir First screened in April 2015
Director: Xavier Beauvois. Cast: Xavier Beauvois, Roschdy Zem, Jean Douchet, Chiara Mastroianni, Bulle Ogier, Jean-Louis Richard, Emmanuel Salinger, Pascal Bonitzer (!), Cédric Kahn, Stanislas Nordey, Denis Psaltopoulos, Patrick Chauvel. Screenplay: Xavier Beauvois, Emmanuel Salinger, Anne-Marie Sauzeau, and Zoubir Tligui. Twitter Capsule:
Easy to underestimate ambition of realist drama in this mold. Ideas worthy but need more shaping.
Character drama that's willing to study one man so closely while withholding so much and eliding so many links among scenes is certainly taking risks. Still, pretty much a footnote.