Film

Things to Come

Friday, July 24
12:00pm

Location: IFC Unlimited

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What happens when the life you’ve worked so hard to build falls apart all at once? Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert, in a radiant performance) is a philosophy teacher with a seemingly settled existence, juggling a rich life of the mind with the day-to-day demands of career and family (including frequent visits to her drama queen mother, played by the legendary Édith Scob). But beginning with the bombshell revelation that her husband of twenty-five years is leaving her, one by one the pillars of Nathalie’s life start to crumble. For the first time in ages, she finds herself adrift, but also with a newfound sense of liberation. With nothing to hold her back, Nathalie sets out to define this new phase of her life and to rediscover herself. Winner of the Best Director award at the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival, this film from Mia Hansen-Løve is an uncommonly intelligent, soul-searching look at what it means to create a life of one’s own.

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  • Genre

    Fiction, Drama, French Cinema, Discover Together

  • Runtime

    102 min

  • Section

    Discover Together

  • Release Year

    2016

  • Director

    Mia Hansen-Løve

  • Producer

    Charles Gillibert

  • Cast

    Isabelle Huppert, Andre Marcon, Roman Kolinka, Edith Scob

  • Country

    France, Germany