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Journey To The Mother


Sat Dec 6 2014, 2:00pm

Where: Shaw Lido , 350 Orchard Road, 5th/ 6th Floor, Shaw House , Tanglin, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $12.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Maxim (Artem Alexeiev) is a young Muscovite who journeys from Russia to the south of France to visit his mother in her home amidst the lofty mountains of Montagne Sainte-Victoire. He finds her in poor health and is overwhelmed with grief when she abruptly passes away. In the throes of mourning, he reconnects with his French half-sister Marie Louise (Adele Exarchopoulos), whom he hardly saw. Despite the language barrier and accustomed estrangement, the pair grows closer through their shared sense of loss.

Based on a novel by Nicolas Planchais, the film by Kosyrev-Nesterov features 2013 Palme d’Or winner Adèle Exarchopoulos, the young French actress whose memorable breakthrough role came in Abdellatif Kechiche’s Blue is the Warmest Color (2013).