France, 1963. Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. But when she falls pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies and escape the constraints of her social background disappearing. With her final exams fast approaching and her belly growing, Anne resolves to act, even if she has to confront shame and pain, even if she must risk prison to do so…

Based on Annie Ernaux’s semi-autobiographical novel.


FRANCE (L’Evénement)
Drama || 2021 || 100′

Release Date (U.S.A.)May 06, 2022
Rating ► [ R ] Disturbing material/images, sexual content and graphic nudity.

Distributor ► IFC Films

Directed by
Audrey Diwan.

Anamaria Vartolomei; Luana Bajrami; Louise Orry-Diquero; Kacey Mottet Klein; Louise Chevillotte; Pio Marmaï; Sandrine Bonnaire.

Written by
Audrey Diwan; Marcia Romano.
Based on the novel by Annie Ernaux.

Cinematography by
Laurent Tangy

Music by
Evgueni Galperine; Sacha Galperine.

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