THE LIVES OF THERESE
“...magnificently compelling, unself-pitying subject”
DATE: 18 Mar 2017
TIME: 5:00 pm
LOCATION: New Farm Cinemas
Original Title Les Vies de Thérèse
Language French with English subtitles
Director Sébastien Lifshitz
Screenwriter Sébastien Lifshitz
Run Time 55min
Thérèse Clerc is one of France’s fiercest activists.
Witness to the final moments of one of his 'The Invisible Ones' (BQFF 2013) subjects, Lifshitz explores a complex woman's multi-faceted life.
From abortion rights to sexual equality to homosexual rights, she has fought every battle.
With the knowledge that she is dying from an incurable illness, she decides to give a tender and lucid last look at what was her life, her battles and her loves.
Awards & Screenings
Cannes 2016 Queer Palm Award Winner; London Film Festival 2016
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