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Mitterrand Mindset: KimStim Brings Mikhaël Hers’ “The Passengers Of The Night” into the Family

Mitterrand Mindset: KimStim Brings Mikhaël Hers’ “The Passengers Of The Night” into the Family

Proving it’s not too late for some Berlinale shopping, Deadline reports that the KimStim folks landed comp title Les Passagers de la nuitMikhaël Hers’ fourth feature film after he preemed Amanda (read review) in Venice 2018. Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg as a recently divorced mother battling to keep her family afloat, the film also sees perfs from Quito Rayon Richter, Noée Abita, Megan Northam, Thibault Vinçon and Emmanuelle Béart. Look for a theatrical release in 2023.

Gainsbourg stars as a woman whose marriage is coming to an end, leaving her to support her two teenage children on her own. She finds work at a late-night radio show. There, she encounters a troubled teenager, whose free spirit will have a lasting impact on her bruised family as they attempt to tread a new path in life.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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