THE MIDWIFE (SAGE FEMME)
" . . . anchored by two iconic actresses -
the great Catherine Deneuve, lovely and luminous as Beatrice,
and Catherine Frot, a contained, persevering survivor as Claire"
Synopsis: Two of French cinema's biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire (Catherine Frot), a talented but tightly wound midwife, and Béatrice (Catherine Deneuve), the estranged, free-spirited mistress of Claire's late father. Though polar opposites in almost every way, the two come to rely on each other as they cope with the unusual circumstance that brought them together in this sharp character study from the César-award winning director Martin Provost (Séraphine).
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1hr 57min NR Drama/Subtitled