Happening

Audrey DIWAN France 99 Min R21 (Sexual Scenes and Nudity) Asian Premiere

Against the backdrop of 1960s conservative France, a woman fights courageously for the right to her body.

Based on the novel of the same name by Annie Ernaux, Happening is set during the height of Gaullist France in the ’60s, when reproductive rights are still the dictates of conservative laws. The 23-year-old bright-eyed Anne is on the cusp of achieving her dreams of academia. But aspirations turn quickly into anxiety for the future when she discovers her pregnancy.

Timing & Venue

Price

30 November 2021,
Tuesday, 8.40pm
Filmgarde Bugis+ 3

$15.00

Closed

4 December 2021,
Saturday, 8.30pm
Oldham Theatre

$15.00

Closed

All guests must present proof of vaccination (either via TraceTogether or HealthHub app) before entering the halls.

English Title

Happening

Original Title

L’événement

Country

France

Year

2021

Runtime

99 Min

Rating

R21 (Sexual Scenes and Nudity)

Language(s)

French

Subtitles

English

Q&A with filmmaker(s)

Credits

Audrey DIWAN

Audrey DIWAN is a French filmmaker of Lebanese origin. Her previous feature film Losing It (2019) saw her emerge as a new, provocative voice in French cinema. Her sophomore effort, Happening won the Golden Lion at this year’s Venice International Film Festival.

Cast & Crew

Cast

Anamaria VARTOLOMEI
Kacey Mottet KLEIN
Sandrine BONNAIRE

Screenwriter

Audrey DIWAN
Marcia ROMANO
Anne BEREST

Producer

Edouard WEIL
Alice GIRARD

Contact

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