Two Films by Anne Fontaine

Two Films by Anne Fontaine

2 Episodes

One of contemporary French cinema’s most prolific directors, Luxembourg-born Anne Fontaine has moved easily between serious-minded dramas and frothy comedies for nearly three decades, with psychologically complex characters a constant in whatever genre she happens to be working in. The two sides of her sensibility are on display in MY WORST NIGHTMARE, a breezy romantic farce starring the great Isabelle Huppert, and THE INNOCENTS, a moving and provocative tale of survival and spirituality set in post–World War II Poland.

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Two Films by Anne Fontaine
  • My Worst Nightmare

    Episode 1

    Directed by Anne Fontaine • 2011 • France
    Starring Isabelle Huppert, Benoît Poelvoorde, André Dussollier

    Agathe (Isabelle Huppert) is an uptight, impatient art dealer who lives in an expensive Parisian apartment with her wealthy publisher husband. Patrick (Benoît Poelvoorde) is a skirt-chasing, ...

  • The Innocents

    Episode 2

    Directed by Anne Fontaine • 2016 • Poland, France
    Starring Lou de Laâge, Agata Buzek, Agata Kulesza

    Warsaw, December 1945: World War II is finally over and French Red Cross doctor Mathilde (Lou de Laâge) is treating the last of the French survivors of the German camps. When a panicked Benedictin...