TENDERNESS [La tendresse]
After their ski instructor son breaks his leg in the Alps, Belgian divorced couple Lise (Marilyne Canto) and Frans (Dardenne Brothers regular Olivier Gourmet) must share a car trip to France to bring him home in Marion Hänsel's sensitive, heartwarming and beautifully observed drama. Lacking theatrical pyrotechnics, the film simply delivers on its title, showing how a family—even a divided one—comes together during a minor crisis. Official Selection, 2013 Rotterdam, Karlovy Vary Film Festivals.
DIR/SCR/PROD Marion Hänsel; PROD Cédomir Kolar, Ernst Szebedits. Belgium/France/Germany, 2013, color, 80 min. In French with English subtitles. NOT RATED
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