Directed by: Catherine Corsini
Starring: Cécile de France, Izïa Higelin, Noémie Lvovsky
Running Time: 106 mins
The award-winning new film by acclaimed director Catherine Corsini (Leaving), LA BELLE SAISON is a luminous and evocative romance set in the turbulent 1970s, powerfully depicting a story of love, duty and the courage required to pursue happiness no matter the cost.
1971. Delphine (Izïa Higelin), a twenty-something farm girl of humble means, takes a huge step by packing up and moving to Paris, searching for independence and a life beyond the duties of her rural upbringing. It’s not long before she is drawn to dynamic thirty-something Carole (the extraordinary Cécile de France), who is actively involved in the emerging feminist movement. Carole lives with her boyfriend, but the two women quickly fall head over heels, and become inseparable. Their bliss is interrupted, however, when a family emergency forces Delphine back to the farm and to her mother (Noémie Lvovsky), and Carole decides to follow her. There, the couple has to face a far different reality…