Saint Omer ST NL – Cinema Galeries

Saint Omer ST NL

Directed byAlice Diop

Saint Omer ST NL

Directed byAlice Diop, starringKayije Kagame, Guslagie Malanda, Valérie Dréville
  • ORIGINAL LANGUAGE FR
  • SUBTITLES NL
  • COUNTRY France
  • Duration 122
  • Prices 9.00 €, 7.00 €, 6.50 €, 6.00 €
  • Moderator ticket Article 27, Arsène 50
  • Abonnement Carte 5 places Cinema Galeries, UGC Unlimited, Cineville Pass

Introducing

Les actrices Kayije Kagame et Guslagie Malanda sont présélectionnées comme meilleurs espoirs aux Césars 2023.

Synopsis

Rama, a novelist in her thirties, attends the trial of Laurence Coly at the Saint-Omer assizes. She is accused of having killed her fifteen-month-old daughter by abandoning her on a beach in the north of France, just as the tide was rising. Rama wanted to write a contemporary adaptation of the ancient myth of Medea. But during the trial, nothing goes as planned. In the end, it is her own relationship to motherhood that the closed-door trial questions...

Introducing

Les actrices Kayije Kagame et Guslagie Malanda sont présélectionnées comme meilleurs espoirs aux Césars 2023.

Synopsis

Rama, a novelist in her thirties, attends the trial of Laurence Coly at the Saint-Omer assizes. She is accused of having killed her fifteen-month-old daughter by abandoning her on a beach in the north of France, just as the tide was rising. Rama wanted to write a contemporary adaptation of the ancient myth of Medea. But during the trial, nothing goes as planned. In the end, it is her own relationship to motherhood that the closed-door trial questions...

“Documentarian Alice Diop’s extraordinary fiction debut retells a 2016 infanticide case while casually inventing a wrenching new grammar for the true-life tragedy genre.”
VARIETY
“Diop lets real material speak with an ancient sadness, with hope offered in the form of Rama who keeps moving, carrying a burden of knowledge into the birth of a brave new life.”
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