France, 2022, 100 min, 2K DCP, Dir. Audrey Diwan, French with English Subtitles, Rated R, IFC Films
"Happening is a slice of clear-eyed French social-realism that will be meaningful to anyone who cares about personal freedoms.” —David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
“A sobering reminder that the consequences of limiting access to safe medical care aren’t just theoretical but existential.” —Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post
Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her in 1960s France, but when she gets pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies disappearing. With her final exams fast approaching and her belly growing, Anne resolves to act, even if she must confront shame and pain and risk prison to do so.
Happening premiered at the 2021 Venice Film Festival where director Audrey Diwan took home the festival’s top prize, the coveted Golden Lion.
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