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Making Plans for Lena

Making Plans for Lena

Making Plans for Lena

2009 / 105min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: CHRISTOPHE HONORé

CAST: CHIARA MASTROIANNI, MARINA FOïS, MARIE-CHRISTINE BARRAULT, LOUIS GARREL

Christophe Honoré in person

Chiara Mastroianni, magnificent in the title role of an overwhelmed single mother being slowly overtaken by a persecution complex, locks horns with her parents, her ex-husband, and her siblings in Honoré’s fraught, feisty family drama, unfolding in an atmosphere of bourgeois material comfort and emotional terrorism. A peerless supporting cast, including My Night at Maud’s Marie Christine Barrault and Louis Garrel, anchor this riveting melodrama by New Wave heir Honoré, who will present the screening in person.

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