Proving it’s not too late for some Berlinale shopping, Deadline reports that the KimStim folks landed comp title Les Passagers de la nuit – Mikhaël 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.