AN IMPOSSIBLE LOVE
by Catherine Corsini (France, 2018, 2h15)
starring Virginie Efira, Niels Schneider, Coralie Russier, Estelle Lescure
In late 1950s Châteauroux, lowly office worker Rachel meets Philippe, a brilliant young man from a wealthy bourgeois family. From this intense but short-lived liaison, a little girl, Chantal, is born but her father does not acknowledge her. For Rachel and Christine, maternal love forms the foundation of a happy life, until Pierre finally decides to acknowledge his child, only to attempt to drive them apart.