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Lourdes 2009 U

96 mins Director. Jessica Hausner

Jessica Hausner’s film centres on a woman who has spent most of her life in a wheelchair and who, despite being a non-believer, travels with a group of Catholics to Lourdes in hope of a miraculous cure. Blessed with access to the French sanctuary and a wonderful performance from Sylvie Testud, Hausner has created a study of faith and despondency that is at once coolly detached and deeply humane

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Directed by

Jessica Hausner

Featuring

Sylvie Testud

Léa Seydoux

Bruno Todeschini

Elina Löwensohn

Genres

Drama

Collection

French Cinema Discoveries The Female Gaze

Certificate

U Contains no material likely to offend or harm

Released

2009

Language

French

Production company

coop99 filmproduktion

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