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An Impossible Love

TIFF.18 - Focus Franţa

An Impossible Love TIFF.18

Category: Focus Franţa
Director: Catherine Corsini
Cast: Virginie Efira, Niels Schneider, Jehnny Beth
Duration: 135 min.
Country: France
Year: 2018

At the end of the 1950s, Rachel, a young office clerk living in a provincial town, meets Philippe, a well-educated man from a wealthy family. They share an intense but short-lived romance, from which a daughter is born. Over the next 50 years, their lives will be shaped by the unconditional love between a mother and her daughter, overshadowed by the impossible love of a woman for a man that rejects her, and of a daughter for an absent and abusive father.

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