After an idyllic date night full of red wine and a late-night motorcycle ride, Mia stops at a Parisian bistro to take shelter from a downpour. Her reprieve is shattered when a gunman opens fire. Three months later, with a hazy memory, Mia finds herself returning to the bistro where the shooting happened. In the process, she forms bonds with fellow survivors, including wry banker Thomas and orphaned teenager Félicia. When she remembers that a stranger helped her make it through the attack, Mia resolves to find him and begins to realize that all is not what it seems.
Virginie Efira (Other People’s Children) stars. Filmmaker Alice Winocour is not well known in the States. Two of her films (Augustine and Maryland, have screened at Cannes. She co-wrote the screenplay to Mustang (2015), which was the French entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2016 Academy Awards.
104 min • France • 1.85:1 • Not Rated • In French with English subtitles
A taut existential mystery. – Manohla Dargis, New York Times
A masterful performance by Virginie Efira. An investigation of memory that plays like a quiet thriller of the mind. – Jude Dry, IndieWire Critic’s Pick