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Directed by: Claire Denis

100 minutes | Unrated


Saturday, March 12, 2011, 7pm - 9pm

A Frenchwoman, Maria Vial, is caught in the middle of a civil war in an unidentified African country, fighting for her family and their livelihood, a coffee plantation.  

"An intense, mysterious drama exploring revolution and loss." - Lisa Schwartzbaum, Entertainment Weekly 

"This haunting drama by Claire Denis burns with a mute fear and rage at the ongoing atrocities in central Africa." - J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader

Nominated, Golden Lion, Venice, 2009

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