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Alice

  • Director: Josephine Mackerras
  • Producer(s): Josephine Mackerras
  • Screenwriter(s): Josephine Mackerras
  • Main Cast: Emilie Piponnier, Martin Swabey
  • Country: Australia, France
  • Language(s): Subtitled
  • Year: 2019

Alice (a revelatory performance from Emilie Piponnier) lives a comfortable domestic life in Paris with her writer husband François (Benjamin Bourgois) and their young son. Her bubble is burst when François disappears and she discovers she can’t withdraw money from the bank. Her husband has spent their savings on call girls, leaving her unable to pay her mortgage. Determined to care for her child and keep a roof over their heads, Alice is drawn into the world of high-end prostitution. Josephine Mackerras’ debut feature is a daring and inspiring socially realist fable about a woman taking control of her destiny. MH

In partnership with the Embassy of France in Ireland.

Winner, Grand Jury Award, SXSW, 2019
Winner, CherryPicks Female First Feature Award, SXSW, 2019

Address

The Gate Cinema Cork City
The Gate Cinema, North Main Street
Cork City, Cork T12 KN88 Ireland
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