The Unknown Girl
aka La fille inconnue
First screened in October 2017
Directors: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. Cast: Adèle Haenel, Jérémie Renier, Olivier Bonnaud, Louka Minnella, Christelle Cornil, Ben Hamidou, Yves Larec, Fabrizio Rongione, Nadège Ouedraogo, Marc Zinga, Olivier Gourmet, Pierre Sumkay, Laurent Caron, Thomas Doret, Sabri Ben Moussa, Ange-Déborah Goulehi. Screenplay: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.

Twitter Capsule: Imagine Margaret retold in the Dardennes' cooler, more clinical, still compassionate voice. Not a peak, but solid.

VOR:   I see why responses were muted by the Dardennes' standards, but I also appreciate that not every character point and thematic layer was boldfaced.

Photo © 2016 Les Films du Fleuve/Archipel 35/Savage Film/
France 2 Cinéma/VOO/BE TV/RTBF, © 2017 Sundance Selects

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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