THIS IS OUR LAND / CHEZ NOUS (N/C 18+)

 

This timely drama follows a young nurse and mother named Pauline (Émilie Dequenne), who is recruited by a right-wing politician resembling Marine Le Pen (Catherine Jacob) to be the approachable face of the National Front. Although Pauline is not particularly concerned with politics, she is seduced by the promise of an increased salary to support her family and the opportunity to make her country a safer place. As she becomes more embroiled in political theater, Pauline begins to realise that the message she’s endorsing conflicts with her own beliefs. Also starring André Dussollier, This Is Our Land offers a compelling look at the tensions leading up to the recent French election.

Cast Emilie Dequenne, André Dussolier, Guillaume Gouix, Catherine Jacob, Anne Marivin, Patrick Descamps, Charlotte Talpaert, Michel Ferracci, Jean-Louis Sbille, Corentin Lobet, Stéphane Caillard

Director Lucas Belvaux | 2016 | France/Belgium | 118 mins | Int Sales Le Pacte

Visually the film is in keeping with Belvaux’s solid, handsomely crafted style. Variety

FILM SHOWING 

London Watermans Arts Center: Sun 12 Nov CANCELLED

Edinburgh Filmhouse: Sat 18 Nov 17:30

Introduction and Q&A by Lucas Belvaux

 

Glasgow Film Theatre: Sun 19 Nov 19:00

Introduction and Q&A by Lucas Belvaux

 

Chichester Cinema at New Park: Wed 22 Nov 14:00

Belfast Queen’s Film Theatre: Sat 2 Dec 16:10

Leicester Phoenix Cinema: Sat 2 Dec 17:45

Regent Street Cinema: Sun 10 Dec 16:30

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