Two of Us (2019)
Director: Filippo Meneghetti Run Time: 99 min. Rating: NR Language: French
Starring: Barbara Sukowa, Léa Drucker, Martine Chevallier
Language: French with English subtitles, closed captions available
Presented in the Virtual Screening Room in partnership with Magnolia Pictures.
“Entirely unique and uniquely vital… The tale of two older women whose decades-long secret relationship is threatened after tragedy strikes covers emotional and thematic ground that transcends the sexual preferences of the two main characters.”
– Mark Keizer, Variety
About the film:
Official Selection of Toronto International Film Festival. The film received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language and is France’s official submission to the 2021 Academy Awards. Director Filippo Meneghetti was awarded Best First Feature Film at the 46th César Awards.
Two retired women, Nina and Madeleine, have been secretly in love for decades. Everybody, including Madeleine’s family, thinks they are simply neighbors sharing the top floor of their building. They come and go between their two apartments, enjoying the affection and pleasures of daily life together, until an unforeseen event turns their relationship upside down and leads Madeleine’s daughter to gradually unravel the truth about them.