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HAPPENING (L’ÉVÉNEMENT)

Main Cinema

Wed 18th May 7:30pm Final

An adaptation of Annie Ernaux's eponymous novel, looking back on her experience with abortion when it was still illegal in France in the 1960s. In 1963 France, Anne, a bright young student, gets pregnant, seeing her opportunities to finish her studies and excel slipping from her. As her final exams approach and her social life begins to fade, Anne's pregnancy progresses, forcing her to confront the shame and pain of an abortion, even if she must risk prison to do so.

Directors
Audrey Diwan
Producers
Alice Girard
Edouard Weil
Actors
Pio Marmaï
Louise Chevillotte
Sandrine Bonnaire
Luàna Bajrami
Anamaria Vartolomei
Kacey Mottet-Klein
Louise Orry Diquero
Anna Mouglalis

Release Date 14 April 2022
Classification R16 Sex scenes, nudity, cruelty & content that may disturb
Running Time 100m
Countries of Origin France
Original Languages French

 

Drama