Perfect Nanny is now available to view for free on Festival Scope as part of highlights from the 25th edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, which was unfortunately cut short due to the unexpected theater closure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with Unifrance. Limited tickets are available in the U.S. only.
Seeking a nanny, young parents Myriam (Leïla Bekhti) and Paul (Antoine Reinartz) think they’ve found the perfect solution in Louise (Karin Viard). She comes with glowing references from multiple families, and she immediately takes a shine to their two young children. But as Myriam reimmerses herself in her legal job, Louise entrenches herself deeper and deeper into their family life, her behavior growing ever stranger. Under the watchful eye of director Lucie Borleteau (Fidelio: Alice’s Odyssey, Rendez-Vous 2015), this adaptation of Leïla Slimani’s best-seller becomes a vividly detailed, unsettling thriller that probes our tendencies to trust those we barely know. A DistribFilms release.