Happening

Happening

France | 2021 | 100 min. | Audrey Diwan

May 13 - 26, 2022

An adaptation of Annie Ernaux's eponymous novel, looking back on her experience with abortion when it was still illegal in France in the 1960s.

France, 1963. Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. But when she falls pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies and escape the constraints of her social background disappearing. With her final exams fast approaching and her belly growing, Anne resolves to act, even if she has to confront shame and pain, even if she must risk prison to do so…

  • Director: Audrey Diwan
  • Principal Cast: Anamaria Vartolomei, Luana Bajrami, Louise Orry-Diquero, Kacey Mottet Klein, Sandrine Bonnaire
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2021
  • Running Time: 100 min.
  • Awards: Venice Film Festival 2021 (Best Film)
  • Language: French
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • US Distributor: IFC
  • International Sales: Wild Bunch
  • MPAA Rating: NR