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In a small German town after World War I, young German woman Anna (Venice award-winning Paula Beer) mourns daily at the grave of her fiancé Frantz who was killed in battle in France. One day, young Frenchman Adrien, a young Frenchman (Pierre Niney) also lays flowers at the grave. His presence so soon after the German defeat ignites passions. “Sumptuous… Feels like new territory for Ozon” Nigel M Smith, The Guardian (four stars) “Astonishingly beautiful” Eric Kohn, IndieWire DIRECTOR: François Ozon DETAILS: France/Germany, 2016, 113mins, cert TBC STARRING: Pierre Niney, Paula Beer, Ernst Stötzner LANGUAGE: French and German with English subs 

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