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Sorry Angel

2018
  • Drama/Romance,
  • French,
  • Subtitled,
  • 132 Minutes,
  • France
    • Director: Christophe Honoré
    • Producers: Philippe Martin, David Thion
    • Screenwriters: Christophe Honoré
    • Starring: Vincent Lacoste, Pierre Delanchamps, Denis Podalydès

    Paris, 1993. Jacques is a semi-renowned writer and single father in his thirties trying to maintain his sense of romance and humor in spite of the turmoil in his life and the world. While on a work trip to Brittany, he meets Arthur, an aspiring filmmaker in his early twenties, who is experiencing a sexual awakening and eager to get out of his parochial life. Arthur becomes instantly smitten with the older man.

    From writer-director Christophe Honoré comes a mature and deeply emotional reflection on love and loss, and youth and aging. In its inter-generational snapshot of cruising, courtship, and casual sex – Jacques’ forty-something neighbor Mathieu rounds out the triumvirate – Sorry Angel balances hope for the future with agony over the past in an unforgettable drama about finding the courage to love in the moment.