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Things to Come

Things to Come

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Average of 15 ratings: 2.8 Stars

2016 M Contains drug use & offensive language.

How easy is it to reinvent one's life..?

Nathalie (2017 Golden Globe-winner Isabelle Huppert) teaches philosophy at a college in Paris. She's passionate about her work and particularly enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking to the next generation. Married with two grownup children, she devotes her spare time to the books she publishes as a sideline, to former students who have become friends and, above all, to her very possessive mother (the great Édith Scob). But one day, Nathalie's husband Heinz (André Marcon) announces he is leaving her for another woman, the first of a series of events that will upend Nathalie's world, and leave her to completely reassess her future...

Though Nathalie's plight is familiar in real life, it is rarely thoughtfully depicted on screen, and this is a role tailor-made for the always compelling Huppert. Revolving around questions of happiness, of having a vocation and the value or folly of established ways of living, THINGS TO COME depicts not only one individual's search for new avenues, it also gets to the heart of what constitutes a successful life.

Cast:
Isabelle Huppert, Roman Kolinka, André Marcon
Director:
Mia Hansen-Løve
Genres:
Foreign , French
Format:
DVD
Demand:
High

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Duration
98 minutes

DVD details

Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
Zone
4
Subtitles
English
Audio
French 5.1 Dolby Digital

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2 by zerostudy

nothing seems to happen in this film, but slowly and surely, - nothing happens. Unless you are a fan of french philosophy discussions, don't bother.