Fabulous film! A must see!
Posted by Larry Gleeson
Cesar-award winning director, Martin Provost’s latest film, The Midwife,was an official selection of the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival starring Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Prost.
Written and Directed by Martin Provost (Violette, Séraphine)
Starring Catherine Deneuve, Catherine Frot (Marguerite, Haute Cuisine) and Olivier Gourmet (The Minister, The Son)
Opens in Los Angeles and New York on July 21st
Official Selection: 2017 Berlin Film Festival
THE MIDWIFE, starring Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot in their first on screen appearance together in a moving drama about unlikely friendships, forgiveness, and the need for change, written specifically for them by director Martin Provost (Séraphine, Violette). THE MIDWIFE is scheduled to open in Los Angeles and New York on Friday, July 21st.
Claire (Catherine Frot-Marguerite) is a talented but tightly wound midwife and single mother on the cusp of losing her job as her small maternity clinic can’t compete with the nearby big hospital. Béatrice (Catherine Deneuve), is the estranged, free-spirited but broken-down mistress of Claire’s deceased father looking for redemption. Though polar opposites in almost every way, the two women come to rely on each other to cope with the unusual circumstances that brings them together.
THE MIDWIFE is scheduled to open in Los Angeles and New York on Friday, July 21st.
Running Time: 117 Minutes
Language:French with English subtitles.
Sources: FILM REVIEW: The Midwife (Provost, 2017): France (Press materials provided by Marina Bailey PR)