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Trailer Watch: Diane Kurys' For a Woman + Exclusive Artwork

Women and Hollywood By Inkoo Kang | Women and Hollywood April 22, 2014 at 10:45AM

The post-war love-triangle drama is the Oscar-nominated Kurys' latest semi-autobiographical film.
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Still from "For a Woman"
Still from "For a Woman"

In Oscar-nominated director Diane Kurys' (Entre Nous) latest film, a love triangle forms between a man, his wife, and his brother. 

Michel (Benoit Magimel) and Jean (Nicolas Duvauchelle) believed each other to have perished during the war. When the brothers are reunited in 1945, Michel and his wife Lena (Melanie Thierry) hesitantly welcome Jean into their lives despite their fears that he may be a Soviet spy. Restless in her cramped role as a housewife, Lena embarks on an affair with Jean. 

Like many of Kurys' other films, For a Woman is autobiographical. Her stand-in in the film, a writer named Anne (Sylvie Testud), discovers during the 1980s that her late mother had a dalliance with her brother-in-law.

For a Woman opens May 2.

Check out Women and Hollywood's exclusive artwork and watch the trailer below: 

For a Woman artwork


This article is related to: Diane Kurys, For a Woman, Trailer , Mélanie Thierry, Women Directors


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