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White Material - 35mm (15)

17 October

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

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Set in an African country in the throes of a civil and racial conflict, White Material follows a French woman determined to keep her coffee plantation functioning even while social structures are collapsing and her workforce is bailing out. With her ex-husband at her side and her son violently propelled into the action, Maria must draw on all her resources to survive. Meanwhile, a rebel officer is hiding out nearby. As their way of life disintegrates around them, each character makes choices, none of which are predictable. 

Screening on 35mm

  • Director Claire Denis
  • Cast Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert, Isaach De Bankolé
  • Certificate 15
  • Running time 1h40m
  • Country France
  • Language French with English subtitles
  • Year of Production 2009
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