A Season in France (12A)
Sandrine Bonnaire stars in this touching and illuminating drama.
Abbas, a high school teacher in the Central African Republic, has fled his war-torn country with his two children. They now live in France, where Abbas works at a food market, while applying for political asylum. A French woman, Carole, falls in love with him and offers a roof for him and his family. When Abbas’ application is rejected, they face a crucial decision.
“A deeply felt, compassionate film about refugees who find that one of their bitterest abasements is the loss of dignity and status” The Guardian
“speaks with a simple eloquence about a humanity that we seem on the verge of losing” Sight & Sound