Story of Women | Institut français du Royaume-Uni
Affaire de Femmes

Wed 11 May

Story of Women

Cert. 15

Festivals & Series

Une affaire de femmes

103 mins

in French with English subtitles

France | 1988 | col | dir. Claude Chabrol, with Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Nils Tavernier, Marie Trintignant | screened in a 35mm print

During World War II, Marie Latour raises her two children in a ratty flat. First helping out a friend getting rid of an unwanted burden, she discovers she can make money performing abortions, and renting out her bedrooms to prostitutes. But under the occupation, Vichy France is on the watch and not forgiving.

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