Memoir of War is adapted from autobiographical novel by Marguerite Duras (she wrote the screenplay for Hiroshima, Mon Amour). It’s 1944 Nazi-occupied France, and Marguerite is an active Resistance member along with husband, the French writer Robert Antelme, and a band of fellow subversives. When Robert is deported to Dachau by the Gestapo, Marguerite seeks to learn of her husband’s whereabouts by becoming friendly with a French Nazi collaborator. Mélanie Thierry stars. Directed by Emmanuel Finkiel (a former assistant director to one of Duras’ great admirers, Jean-Luc Godard. Memoir of War will represent France as the country’s official submission to the 2019 Academy Awards.
France / subtitles / 127 minutes
Mélanie Thierry is Brilliant as Marguerite Duras! -Indiewire
Fri Oct 26
Memoir of War 7pm at the IU Fine Arts – Up
Dark Money 7:30 @ the IU Fine Arts Theater – Down
Sat Oct 27
Mary Shelley 5:30 @ the IU Fine Arts Theater
Memoir of War 7pm at the IU Global & International Theater – Last Chance!
Dark Money 8pm @ the IU Fine Arts Theater