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.
R21 (Sexual Scenes and Nudity)
Q&A with filmmaker(s)
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.
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Kacey Mottet KLEIN
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