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Frantz Rated 12A


Dir. François Ozon. France/Germany, 2016. 1h 54m. French/German/subs. Starring Pierre Niney, Paula Beer, Ernst Stötzner, Marie Gruber, Johann von Bülow, Anton von Lucke.

After WW1, a young German woman mourning her fiancé’s death forms a bond with a mysterious Frenchman who has placed flowers on her beloved’s grave. A moving tale of romance, grief and guilt that is shot in stunning black and white.

‘It's one of his most heartfelt films, beautifully made and very moving in its own quiet, self-effacing way.’ ★★★★ Geoffrey Macnab, The Independent

’Handsome, teasing and therapeutically smart.’ ★★★★ Robbie Collin, The Telegraph