At War
aka En guerre
First screened in October 2018
Director: Stéphane Brizé. Cast: Vincent Lindon, Mélanie Rover, Jean Grosset, Jacques Borderie, Olivier Lemaire, Bruno Bourthol, Sébastien Vamelle, David Rey, Valérie Lamond, Jean-Noel Tronc, Martin Hauser, Isabelle Rufin, Frédéric Lacomare, Letizia Storti, Carole Bluteau, Cédric Personeni, Laurent Boukhari, Gilles Dorbes, Stéphanie Piétrois, Rachid Haryouli. Screenplay: Stéphane Brizé and Olivier Gorce.

Twitter Capsule: Labor drama with deft character study. Lindon gives an oppositely but equally powerful performance to his last for Brizé.

VOR:   Stories of labor strikes and workplace activism are too few, especially in the context of multinational corporatism. This one feels tailored and broad.

Photo © 2018 Nord-Ouest Productions/France 3 Cinéma

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Chicago International Film Festival: Best Screenplay

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