Gaspar Noé tells a moving story about an ageing couple, with typical stylistic idiosyncracy: the picture is split in two halves – on the one side we observe the man, on the other the woman. A couple in a flat in Paris. He (Dario Argento) is a film journalist, a passionate cinéaste who is working on a new book – she (Françoise Lebrun) used to be a therapist and is now suffering from dementia. The illness dominates the couple’s daily routine, banal activities become challenges. Occasionally, their son (Alex Lutz) pops in. The final weeks of a couple who have always been together and are now destined to die separately.
GASPAR NOÉ (*1963 in Buenos Aires) is seen as the enfant terrible of French cinema. Above all, his films Irreversible (2002) and Love (2015) were marked by controversy.
France, Belgium, Monaco
OV with English subtitles
Françoise Lebrun, Dario Argento, Alex Lutz
Edouard Weil, Vincent Maraval, Brahim Chioua
Denis Bedlow, Gaspar Noé
Rectangle Productions; Wild Bunch International
Les Cinémas de la Zone; KNM; Artémis Productions; Srab Films; Les Films Velvet; Kallouche Cinéma