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Midwife, The


aka: Sage femme
France 2017, 117 minutes
Dir. Martin Provost
Rating: [PG] Coarse language
Genres: Foreign Cinema, Drama


“Offering plum roles to Catherines Frot and Catherine Deneuve, this is a minor-key crowd pleaser about friendship, forgiveness and rolling with the punches.”~IndieWire

Aroview: Two of French cinema's most beloved actors, Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot, team up in this rich character study by the director of SERAPHINE. Frot plays a midwife and single mum whose quiet, focused life is disrupted both by her local community ward being shut down and the sudden intrusion of her deceased father's vivacious mistress.

NZ International Film Festival 2017

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  • aspect ratio: 1.85:1

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