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Friday, April 14 @ 7:30 PM
Saint-Omer court of law. Young novelist Rama attends the trial of Laurence Coly, a young woman accused of killing her 15-month-old daughter by abandoning her to the rising tide on a beach in northern France. But as the trial continues, the words of the accused and witness testimonies will shake Rama's convictions and call into question our own judgement.
French | 2 hours 2 minutes | PG-13
“Diop’s direction of Saint Omer is spare in style but dense in emotional intelligence, heavy with its own inquiries. The visual set-ups seem simple, but they are constantly carving away at the harrowing question of what people are thinking.” Rolling Stone
"Saint Omer artfully blurs the line between fiction and non-fiction as Diop draws upon her documentary roots." POV Magazine"In this narrative-fiction debut, the director Alice Diop understands that a restrained image can be more haunting than a graphic one.” The Atlantic
"In this narrative-fiction debut, the director Alice Diop understands that a restrained image can be more haunting than a graphic one.” The Atlantic