Audrey Tautou stars as a provincial housewife in 1920s France, whose suffocating marriage to a boorish landowner inspires her to a fatal bid for freedom, in the late director Claude Miller's exquisite adaptation of the classic novel by François Mauriac.
Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival 2012
Official Selection, Toronto International Film Festival, 2012
Official Selection, Rendezvous with French Cinema, 2013
“Audrey Tautou gives what may be her most powerful screen performance” – Stephen Holden, New York Times
“Elegant and thought-provoking” – Dan Fainaru, Screen International