Saint Omer

2022 - Drama

A writer attends the trial of a young woman accused of killing her 15-month-old daughter, in order to take a contemporary take on Medea’s myth. But as the trial goes on, nothing will happen as expected and the writer, who is four months pregnant, will find herself questioning every certainty about her motherhood.

Silver Lion – Grand Prize of the Jury at the 79th Venice Film Festival, Italy.

Leone del Futuro – Premio Venezia opera prima “Luigi De Laurentiis”

Oscar Award nominee for France

Winner of the César Prize for Best Debut Work – February 2023.

Film della Critica from the National Union of Italian Film Critics – SNCCI

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Directed by Alice Diop Cast Kayije Kagame, Guslagie Malanda, Valérie Dréville, Aurélia Petit, Xavier Maly, Robert Cantarella, Salimate Kamate, Thomas De Pourquery