A Woman’s Life


France/Belgique | 2016 | dir. Stéphane Brizé, with Judith Chemla, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Yolande Moreau, Swann Arlaud

In this compelling adaptation of Guy de Maupassant’s A Life, Jeanne, a young noblewoman, copes with the loss of her ideals as she sets out on the path of adulthood and gradually experiences the harsh realities of a woman's life in the nineteenth century.

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