Astragale, L’

Director: Brigitte Sy • France

France, 1957. On Albertine’s escape from jail she breaks her foot and is rescued by Julien, an ex-con who helps her hide from the authorities in Paris. An intense romance sparks between the two outlaws, and when Julien is arrested, Albertine will go to any lengths to be reunited with her lover. Thisstylish, black-and-white tale of lovers on the run, adapted from Albertine Sarrazin’s provocative autobiographical novel, stars rising French talents Leïla Bekhti and Reda Kateb as a Gallic Bonnie & Clyde.

Language: French
Subtitles: English
Run Time: 96 Min.
Festival Program: World Cinema
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