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The House By The Sea

In a little cove near Marseille, Angèle, Joseph, and Armand return to their elderly father’s picturesque villa. Angèle is an actress living in Paris and Joseph has just fallen in love with a girl half his age. Armand is the only one who stayed behind in Marseille to run his father’s small restaurant. It’s time for them to weigh up what they have inherited of their patriarch’s ideals and the community spirit he created in this magical place. But the arrival of a group of boat people will change their reflection. “It’s remarkable that such a small, quiet, family drama so delicately captures the zeitgeist of Europe today, where there’s a sense of loss, disruptive change, uncertainty and, yet still, hope and resilience.” —The Huffington Post. In French with English subtitles.

Filmography: The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011), Army of Crime (2009), Marius and Jeannette (1997), ‘Til Death Do Us Part (1995), Last Summer (1981)

Reviews: Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Screen Daily

Interviews: Cineuropa

Genres: Drama