Memoir of War La douleur
Emmanuel Finkiel / France, Switzerland, Belgium / 2017 / 127 min / French
1944, occupied France. Gifted young writer Marguerite Duras and her husband Robert Antelme are active members of the resistance. When Robert is deported, Marguerite is prepared to do anything to save him. To do so, she releases herself into dangerous circumstances with local collaborator Rabier – but are his motives as pure as meets the eye, or is he trying to obtain to details of the resistance movement as an informer? Based on Marguerite Duras’s 1944 autobiographical novel, Pain.
Maria by Callas Maria by Callas
Tom Volf / France / 2017 / 113 min / English, French, Italian
The legendary Greek-American opera singer believed that two different women lived inside her: Callas, the public figure and icon, and Maria, the woman who longed for a normal life. Through performances, TV interviews, home movies, family photographs, private letters and unpublished memoirs – nearly all of which have never been shown to the public – the film weaves an intimate and loving portrait of one of history’s most extraordinarily talented women, told completely in her own words.
Marianne & Leonard - Words Of Love Marianne & Leonard - Words Of Love
Nick Broomfield / Canada, United Kingdom / 2019 / 101 min / English
The beautiful yet tragic love story between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen.