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by Emmanuel Finkiel


June 1944, France is still under the German Occupation. The writer Robert Antelme, major figure of the Resistance, is arrested and deported. His young wife, Marguerite, writer and resistant, was torn by the anguish of not having her news and her secret liaison with her comrade Dyonis. She met a French agent of the Gestapo, Rabier, and, ready to do anything to find her husband, tested an ambiguous relationship with this troubled man, only to be able to help him.

international title: Memoir of War
original title: La Douleur
country: France, Belgium
sales agent: TF1 Studio
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Emmanuel Finkiel
film run: 127'
release date: FR 24/01/2018, BE 31/01/2018, GR 26/04/2018, ES 8/06/2018, IT 17/01/2019, UK 24/05/2019
screenplay: Emmanuel Finkiel
cast: Mélanie Thierry, Benoît Magimel, Elsa Amiel, Brett Gillen, Grégoire Gros, Christine Riviere-Anissa, Myriam Riviere-Anissa, Benjamin Biolay, Emmanuel Bourdieu
cinematography by: Alexis Kavyrchine
film editing: Sylvie Lager
art director: Augustin Collet
costumes designer: Sergio Ballo, Anaïs Romand
producer: Julien Deris, Marc Dujardin, Yael Fogiel, David Gauquié, Laetitia Gonzalez, Etienne Mallet, Michel Merkt
production: Les Films du Poisson, Cinéfrance, Versus Production
distributor: Les Films du Losange, Alfa Pictures, Wanted Cinema, New Wave Films
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