Running time: 100 mins
An adaptation of Annie Ernaux's eponymous novel, looking back on her experience with abortion when it was still illegal in France in the 1960s.
In 1963 France, Anne (Anamaria Vartolomei), a bright young student, gets pregnant, seeing her opportunities to finish her studies and excel slipping from her. As her final exams approach and her social life begins to fade, Anne's pregnancy progresses, forcing her to confront the shame and pain of an abortion, even if she must risk prison to do so.
Winner of the Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival and now BAFTA nominated, HAPPENING is the acclaimed new film from Audrey Diwan. In French, with subtitles.