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Custody (15)

25-26 April

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Key

  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

Details

Xavier Legrand won the Glasgow Film Festival Audience Award for this, his debut feature: a tense, gripping depiction of the fallout from a bitter custody battle. Miriam (Léa Drucker) has left her husband Antoine (Denis Ménochet) and is now seeking sole custody of their son Julien (Thomas Gioria). Both sides seem to be hiding something, and with accusations of violence, the judge must decide whether or not to give a seemingly repentant Antoine the benefit of the doubt. Her decision marks the beginning of a brilliantly acted, tautly handled drama in which Legrand calmly escalates the tension towards breaking point. GFF18

Specially commissioned programme notes are available here

The Mon 16 April (17.50) screening will be introduced by Alistair Harkness as part of the Contemporary Cinema Course.


Buy a copy of the Sunday Herald on 15 April for your 2-for-1 voucher valid for the Monday 16 April (20.15) screening of Custody

£6 ticketsFri 13 Apr (14.00 / 16.15)

★★★★★

The People's Movies

...the most dazzling fusion of grim social realism and giddy genre thrills since Cristian Mungiu’s 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days.

Sight & Sound
  • Director Xavier Legrand
  • Cast Denis Ménochet, Léa Drucker, Thomas Gioria
  • Certificate 15
  • Running time 1h34m
  • Country France
  • Language French with English subtitles
  • Year of Production 2017
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