Synopsis

The world’s most renowned female director, Claire Denis (Beau Travail, White Material), delivers a refreshingly honest tale of a middle-aged woman’s quest for love in her witty and heart-warming new film, Let the Sunshine In. Isabelle (Juliette Binoche) is a stylish and accomplished artist living in Paris. Divorced and looking to find true love at last, she meets a handsome, kind and intelligent younger man who she thinks might finally be the one. But when he calls their affair a mistake and returns to his wife, Isabelle must again face the issue of mid-life loneliness. Sifting through former lovers, new admirers, jealous friends and chance encounters, will she find a fulfilling match? Or will she discover a new path to happiness along the way? Led by an outstanding performance by the incomparable Juliette Binoche, and featuring a scene-stealing appearance by Gérard Depardieu, Let the Sunshine In is a truly unique, touching and beautifully relatable piece of cinema from one of the world’s greatest living filmmakers.

Director

Claire Denis

Details

Original title: Un Beau Soleil Interieur Adapted from 'A Lover's Discourse' by Roland Barthes

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GENRE: Comedy, Drama, Romance

DIRECTOR: Claire Denis

DURATION: 94 Mins

COUNTRIES: France

LANGUAGES: French

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  • “A pithily precise portrait of the love life of an artist”

    John Bleasdale, CineVue


  • “The most stylistically pared-down of Denis’s films”

    Nick James, Sight & Sound


  • “Exquisitely judged... Luminously headlined by Juliette Binoche, Claire Denis's delightful foray into romantic kinda-comedy retains all the director's signature sensual delicacy”

    Guy Lodge, Variety


  • “Incredibly perceptive about the very complicated lives and relationships we lead”

    Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter

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