aka Jusqu'à la garde First screened in February 2019
Director: Xavier Legrand. Cast: Thomas Gioria, Denis Ménochet, Léa Drucker, Mathilde Auneveux, Mathieu Saikaly, Florence Janas, Saadia Bentaïeb, Martine Vandeville, Jenny Bellay. Screenplay: Xavier Legrand. Twitter Capsule:
Set up as a two-sides-to-everything divorce drama before resolving as a study of partner violence, both subtle and strong.
From this promising debut, I imagine Legrand will only add more nuance and originality to his style. This is a strong, true drama, if a bit familiar.