Things to Come (L'avenir)

Things to Come (L'avenir)

Things to Come (L'avenir)

Mia Hansen-Løve (Eden) won the Berlin Film Festival's Silver Bear for Best Director for this drama starring the stupendous Isabelle Huppert (Amour) as a philosophy teacher attempting to deal with a terrible trifecta of life issues: losing her job, the death of her mother, and dealing with her unfaithful husband.

Best Director (Silver Berlin Bear) at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival
2016Rating: M, Drug use & offensive language100 minsFrance, Germany
DramaWorld CinemaFestival & Independent

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Things to Come (L'avenir) / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Huppert is such a persistently and prolifically rigorous performer that she risks being taken for granted in some of her vehicles, but this is major, many-shaded work even by her lofty standards.

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Time Out

Time Out

It echoes Hansen-Løve's previous films in her delicate approach to the passing of time and her sensitivity toward life's expectations and disappointments.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Ms. Hansen-Love observes the vagaries of Nathalie's situation with compassion and lucidity.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

A smart, earnest undertaking: an exploration of the insecurity that can hit any of us, at any age, when we start to question the life we've built.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

A film whose subtle satisfactions very much sneak up on you.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The film's shrewd sense of humor, its way of underlining the absurdity of life's foibles, is fully carried by Huppert's disarming performance...

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FilmInk

FilmInk

A low-key, dignified and bittersweet film.

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