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The Girl On the Train
Directed by André Téchiné • 2009 • France
Starring Catherine Deneuve, Émilie Dequenne, Michel Blanc
Based on a true story that shocked France, this complex moral drama from acclaimed director André Téchiné stars Émilie Dequenne as a teenager who, reeling from a relationship gone bad, acts out by fabricating a story about being the victim of an anti-Semitic hate crime. Exploring issues of trauma, media spectacle, and Jewish identity with multilayered nuance, Téchiné crafts a quietly gripping commentary on the very soul of contemporary France.