Between Two Worlds

Cert 12A

9th March 2023

Dan Sebastian International Film Festival Audience Award Winner Best European Film; Lisbon Film Festival Best Film Award Nominee Emmanuel Carrère

Director: Emmanuel Carrère

Cast: Juliette Binoche, Helene Lambert, Louise Pociecka, Steve Papagiannis, Aude Ryter

Country: France   French (English subtitles)         106 mins

UK release date:  May 2022

Marianne Winckler, a well-known author, goes to live in northern France to research for her new book on the subject of job insecurity. Without revealing her true identity, she gets hired as a cleaner, working with a group of other women.  The film is based on French journalist Florence Aubenas’ bestselling non-fiction work Le Quai de Ouistreham, investigating rising precariousness in French society through her experiences in the northern port of Caen.

“Newcomer Hélène Lambert excels alongside Juliette Binoche in this gritty drama about friendship and lies on the breadline.” – Wendy Ide, The Guardian

“Although Binoche is the film’s star, her presence is smartly muted, allowing us time and space to discover the world as she does, and providing room for complexity in considering the ethics of his character’s work and of Carrère’s film itself.” – Dave Calhoun, Time Out

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