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Saint Omer

Opens on January 13

Director: Alice Diop Run Time: 123 min. Release Year: 2022 Language: French

Starring: Atillahan Karagedik, Aurélia Petit, Ege Güner, Guslagie Malanga, Kayije Kagame

A novelist attends the trial of a woman accused of killing her 15-month-old daughter by abandoning her to the rising tide on a beach in northern France. But as the trial continues, her own family history, doubts, and fears about motherhood are steadily dislodged as the life story of the accused is gradually revealed.

Oscar Shortlisted for Best International Feature Film at the 95th Academy Awards
Venice Film Festival Winner – Silver Lion, Best Debut Film
Prix Jean Vigo Winner
Best International Film Nominee – Film Independent Spirit Awards and Gotham Awards
Top 10 Film of 2022 – Film Comment, Sight and Sound, Richard Brody, Dana Stevens, Vulture, Variety

Drama, World Cinema

“Startling, scary, and unforgettable. It’s the sort of thing we go to the movies for.” ~ Adam Nayman, The Ringer

“Documentarian Alice Diop’s narrative debut “Saint Omer” is a visually arresting courtroom set drama” Marya E. Gates,

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