Suite Française

User rating: 3.33

On DVD/VOD: August 11, 2015

1h 47m | Drama, Romance, War

The year is 1940. It’s World War II and Germany has invaded France. Nazi soldiers enter the town and begin to move into the homes of the villagers.

Lucille Angellier (Michelle Williams) is a young French woman waiting for her husband to return from war. She lives with her overbearing mother-in-law, Madame Angellier (Kristin Scott Thomas). The pair must contend with German commander Bruno Von Falk (Matthias Schoenaerts), who’s been assigned to their home.

Living under oppression and being monitored by a German officer causes a great deal of turmoil within the household. Madame Angellier forbids Lucille from interacting with Bruno. However, the young woman becomes involved with him and ends up falling in love.

Based on the acclaimed novel by Irene Nemirovsky.

Director: Saul Dibb
Producer(s): Andrea Cornwell, Michael Kuhn, Romain Bremond, Xavier Marchand
Cast: Michelle Williams, Kristin Scott Thomas, Matthias Schoenaerts, Sam Riley, Ruth Wilson, Margot Robbie
Writer(s): Matt Charman, Saul Dibb

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