Date & Time: Saturday Sept 3rd / 6.15pm
Location & Tickets: The Gate Cinema
Details: Emmanuel Carrére / France / 2021 / 107 mins
Starring: Juliette Binoche, Hélène Lambert, Louise Pocieka
Synopsis: Famed journalist Marianne goes undercover to investigate the exploitation of cleaning people in the north of France, eventually landing a job on a ferry. As she learns more about the plight of these workers on the margins, Marianne grows closer to her new female comrades while simultaneously beginning to harbour concerns that she’ll be complicit in their exploitation when she returns to Paris and writes a book about her experiences.
Based on French journalist Florence Aubenas’ bestselling non-fiction work, Le Quai de Ouistreham, investigating rising precarity in French society through her experiences in the northern port city of Caen.
“It’s an incendiary, scene-dominating turn from newcomer Hélène Lambert that gives the picture its jagged, furious energy” – The Observer.