Audrey Diwan / FR, 2021 / 100 min.
You’re a talented student, you’re enjoying life – but then you suddenly get pregnant. Audrey Dwan allows us to feel what it was like to be a young woman in France in 1963, when abortion was still illegal. L’événement won a Golden Lion at the Venice film festival, the Biennale.
Anne is a Literature student in Paris in the early sixties; she is lively, loves to dance, discusses the merits of Sartre and De Beauvoir and – like many of her generation – escapes her parents’ social class.