Synopsis

Berlin Silver Bear winning director Mia Hansen-Løve’s fifth feature Things to Come is a tender, contemplative portrait of womanhood - and an irresistible collaboration between the filmmaker and the legendary actor Isabelle Huppert (The Piano Teacher, White Material, Amour). Nathalie (Huppert) teaches philosophy at a Parisian high school. She is deeply passionate about her job and enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking to others. Married with two children, she divides her time between her family, former students and her eccentric mother, leading a life of personal and intellectual fulfilment. Unexpectedly, Nathalie's husband announces he is leaving her for another woman. With an newfound freedom suddenly thrust upon her, Nathalie must reinvent herself and establish a new way of living. Featuring a remarkable performance from Huppert, Things to Come is an intelligent, poetic and naturalistic exploration of one woman’s pursuit of happiness. Having gathered critical acclaim across the festival circuit, it certifies Hansen-Løve (Goodbye First Love, Eden) as one of the most distinguished emerging auteurs in European cinema.

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Director

Mia Hansen-Løve

Cast

Isabelle Huppert: Nathalie


Crew

Mia Hansen-Løve: Director

Details

Original title: L'Avenir DVD catalogue number: ART808DVD Blu-ray catalogue number: ART197BD

Awards

Winner of Silver Bear for Director at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival
Winner of Actress of the Year at 2017 London Critics' Circle Awards



Available on DVD, Blu-ray & on demand

GENRE: Drama

CERTIFICATE: 12A

DIRECTOR: Mia Hansen-Løve

CAST:
Isabelle Huppert: Nathalie
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CREW:
Mia Hansen-Løve: Director
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DURATION: 102 Mins

COUNTRIES: France, Germany

LANGUAGES: French

AWARDS:
Winner of Silver Bear for Director at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival
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  • “Marvellous”

    David Sexton, Evening Standard


  • “A smart, earnest undertaking: an exploration of the insecurity that can hit any of us, at any age, when we start to question the life we’ve built”

    Henry Barnes, The Guardian


  • “Exquisite”

    David Jenkins, Little White Lies


  • “Nuanced, funny... Expect the unexpected”

    Kate Muir, The Times


  • “Huppert at her spine-chilling, empathetic best”

    Tim Robey, The Telegraph


  • “Rigorously intelligent”

    Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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Mia Hansen-Løve

Interview with IndieWire

Isabelle Huppert

Interview with Film Comment

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