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Hull Independent Cinema: BY THE GRACE OF GOD
26/11/2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:05 pm£5 – £7
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François Ozon | 2019 | France / Belgium | Cert 15 | 138 min | French with English subtitles
The latest from François Ozon is an engrossing and topical examination of the Catholic Church abuse scandal, telling the story of three men who join together to pursue justice for the abuse they suffered as children.
Alexandre lives in Lyon with his wife and children. One day he learns by chance that the priest who abused him when he was in scouts is still working with children. He decides to take action and is soon joined by two other victims of the priest, François and Emmanuel. They band together to “lift the burden of silence” surrounding the ordeal. But the repercussions and consequences will leave no one unscathed.
Starring Melvil Poupaud, Denis Ménochet, Swann Arlaud.
Awards and Reviews
Winner – Grand Jury Prize, Berlin International Film Festival, Nominee – Best Film, Berlin International Film Festival
“There’s of-the-moment cinema and then there’s on-the-moment cinema, ripped so freshly from the headlines that the filmmaking still bears a few ink smudges.” – Variety
“This is a social justice film made with purposeful conviction and a quiet, never strident, sense of indignation.” – Hollywood Reporter
BY THE GRACE OF GOD is rated 15. Visit the BBFC website for full details (may include plot spoilers).
The venue is open all day, so why not come along early to grab a drink and a snack?
The programme run time includes an allowance for introductions. While we will endeavour to accommodate latecomers, this may not always be possible. Please note that we reserve the right to refuse entry, without a refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised start time.
Tickets terms and conditions
If any tickets remain unsold they can be purchased on the door on the night of the screening, but we strongly advise buying in advance. Advance tickets must be purchased; we cannot reserve tickets. Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
If you purchase a membership or student ticket your membership card / student ID MUST be presented along with your ticket on the door when you come to a film. If you do not have your membership card / student ID we reserve the right to charge the non-discount rate for your ticket.