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by Stéphane Brizé


The film will tell the story of Jeanne du Perthuis des Vauds’ life between the ages of 18 and 45 in the early 19th century: it is the story of a hypersensitive woman, overly sheltered and in search of the absolute, who is unable to face up to the harsh reality of the world, a story of unconquerable mourning for the lost paradise of childhood…

international title: A Woman's Life
original title: Une vie
country: France, Belgium
sales agent: mk2 films
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Stéphane Brizé
film run: 119'
release date: FR 2/11/2016, IT 1/06/2017
screenplay: Stéphane Brizé, Florence Vignon
cast: Judith Chemla, Yolande Moreau, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Jalil Lespert, Swann Arlaud, Nina Meurisse
cinematography by: Antoine Héberlé
film editing: Anne Klotz
art director: Valérie Saradjian
costumes designer: Madeline Fontaine
producer: Gilles Sacuto, Miléna Poylo
production: TS Productions, France 3 Cinéma, F Comme Film, Versus Production, CN5 Productions
backing: Eurimages, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, région Haute-Normandie
distributor: Diaphana Distribution, O'Brother Distribution, Xenix Filmdistribution Gmbh


main awards/selection

Venice Film Festival 2016
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur 2016
Busan International Film Festival 2016
Seville European Film Festival 2016
Arras Film Festival 206

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