Official Selection: San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
In this classic French lesbian drama from writer-director Genevieve Lefebvre, three women deal with shifting affections, jealousy and romance. Oscar-nominee Marie Christine Barrault (Cousin, Cousine) stars as Manuela who is torn between her affection for her longtime love, the older Bacha (legendary Italian actress Alida Valli), and her freshly ignited desire for the beautiful Claude (Guillemette Grobon).
Bacha is an Amnesty International human rights activist and concentration camp survivor. Manuela , her younger fashion designer friend, is Bacha’s primary emotional support. When Manuela meets the beautiful Claude the two begin a relationship that ignites Bacha’s intense jealousy.
Toronto International Film Festival
New Directors/New Films Festival
Awards & Quotes
“Rare and exciting” – Guardian New York “Gripping” – Variety “Sensitive, intelligent… Courageous” – Premiere “Tinged with great sensuality” – 7 A Paris “Full of dignity and force” – L’Humanite “A very beautiful film” – V.S.D.
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