Normandy, 1819. Jeanne is a young woman full of childish dreams and innocence when she returns home after finishing her schooling in a convent. She marries a local Viscount, Julien de Lamare, who soon reveals himself to be a miserly and unfaithful man. Little by little Jeanne's illusions are stripped away.
Arrow Films is thrilled to announce the release of critically acclaimed, A WOMAN'S LIFE by award-winning Director Stéphane Brizé (The Measure of a Man, Mademoiselle Chambon) in UK cinemas from 12th January.
Written by Stéphane Brizé and Florence Vignon and based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant, A WOMAN'S LIFE is produced by Miléna Poylo & Gilles Sacuto and stars Judith Chemla (Beautiful Lies, Camille Rewinds), Jean-Pierre Darroussin (Le Havre, A Very Long Engagement) and Yolande Moreau (Amelie, Seraphine). The film won the prestigious FIPRESCI Award for Best Film in Competition at Venice Film Festival 2016 and was nominated for the Golden Lion.