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For a Woman

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Cast
Benoît Magimel, Mélanie Thierry, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Sylvie Testud, Denis Podalydès, Julie Ferrier, Clotilde Hesme, Clément Sibony
Released
2013
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Anne as narrator: “Our mom had died three months earlier.” (0:03)

Anne’s mother Lena: “It’s just an intuition.”
Anne’s shopkeeper father Michel: “An intuition?” (0:10)

Michel tells his brother Jean when he offers him a cigarette, “I quit.” (0:19)

Michel tells Jean, “I met a lunatic.” (0:23)

Michel's wife Madeleine tells Lena, “I’m crazy, right?” (0:26)

Michel recalls to Jean, referring to their father, “His rage while he beat me.” (0:55)

Jean tells his comrade Sacha, “You said we’d lose our rage someday.” (1:04)

Jean tells Michel he saw in America “Crime, fake suicides.” (1:10)

Michel rages at Jean. (1:11)

Jean tells Sacha, “I’m going crazy.”
Sacha: ”Which one drives you crazy?” (1:12)

Her sister Tania calls Anne, “You idiot.” (1:22)

Activist Madeleine tells Lena, referring to her husband, “Maurice went crazy.” (1:23)

The family gathers to bury Michel. (1:45)