Icarus Films • 1h 28m
Directed by Benoît Jacquot • Drama • With Charlotte Gainsbourg, Niels Schneider • 2021 • 88 minutes
Accompanied by her lover, Suzanna (Charlotte Gainsbourg), 40, views a Riviera beach house for her family's summer vacation. This day, this break in her routine, in this new house, will mark a turning point in her life. Based on the Marguerite Duras play of the same name, Suzanna Andler is the portrait of a woman trapped in her marriage to a wealthy, unfaithful businessman in the 1960s. She must choose between her conventional destiny as a wife and mother, and her freedom, embodied by her young lover (Niels Schneider).
“With its ultra-smooth camera movements, Suzanna Andler successfully moves beyond the asceticism of its “theatrical” film experience atmosphere to constitute one of the best films put forward by Jacquot of late.” —Cineuropa
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