Date(s) - 22/05/2015
“In the name of my daughter” by André Téchiné
A very recent French film (2014) with English subtitles, 116 minutes
A true-crime thriller, from a true story
In 1976, following the break-up of her marriage, Agnès Le Roux returns to Nice from Africa, where she meets her mother’s lawyer and right-hand man, Maurice Agnelet. Her mother Renée owns the Palais de la Méditerranée casino, of which Agnès is a shareholder. Agnès falls in love with Maurice, whose intentions are unclear. The man has a beef with Renée related to the casino management that could complicate the situation. Agnès, for her part, wants to start her own business.