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Audrey Diwan

Happening

L'Evenement

Happening

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Status: Post-production

Director(s): Audrey Diwan

Main cast: Anamaria Vartolomei, Luana Bajrami, Louise Orry-Diquero, Kacey Mottet Klein

Short synopsis : Adapted from Annie Ernaux’s autobiographical novel, HAPPENING recounts the journey of a young woman’s physical and emotional battle to access illegal abortion in a desperate race against the clock. A powerful and gripping drama set in a society that condemned female desire and sexual liberty.

Long synopsis : France, 1963. Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. But when she falls pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies and escape the constraints of her social background disappearing. With her final exams fast approaching and her belly growing, Anne resolves to act, even if she has to confront shame and pain, even if she must risk prison to do so…

Cast

  • Anamaria Vartolomei, Luana Bajrami, Louise Orry-Diquero, Kacey Mottet Klein, Louise Chevillotte, Pio Marmaï, Sandrine Bonnaire

Crew

  • Producer(s): Edouard Weil
  • Director(s): Audrey Diwan
  • Screenplay: Audrey Diwan, Marcia Romano
  • DP: Laurent Tangy
  • Original Title: L'Evenement
  • Genre(s): Drama

  • Production company: RECTANGLE PRODUCTIONS
  • Language: French

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