TROIS JOURS ET UNE VIE
(THREE DAYS AND A LIFE)
1999. A child has just disappeared in Olloy, in the Belgian Ardennes. The suspicion that falls on various villagers, one by one, quickly brings the whole community to a boiling point. But an unexpected, devastating event will suddenly reshuffle the cards of fate...
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La fête du cinéma French Film Festival UK (2020)
COLCOA French Film Festival (Los Angeles, 2019)
Director Nicolas Boukhrief exhibits extraordinary elegance and psychological restraint in bringing master crime writer Pierre Lemaitre’s own adaptation of his haunting 2016 novel to the screen… A taut, suspenseful character study.
— Lost in Frenchlation
Three Days and One Life is a heartbreaking, gripping thriller about missteps and terrible secrets, and the enormous toll they take on one boy’s life.
— City of Lights, City of Angels French Film Festival
Between lies, omissions, hidden love and double crossing, the subtle line between innocence and guilt forms the focus of this film noir, a very well-interwoven and well-acted work (Charles Berling and Philippe Torreton also star in the cast) which slowly but surely uncovers unmentionable secrets involving those we’d least expect.