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9 Ratings

An Impossible Love

Un amour impossible

Directed by Catherine Corsini
France, Belgium, 2018


She is a typist and below his station, but that won’t stop rich kid Philippe from seducing the beautiful Rachel. He is clear about their future together: there isn’t one. Rachel accepts the situation even when she becomes pregnant.

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An Impossible Love Directed by Catherine Corsini

Critics reviews

Corsini’s ultimate strength with An Impossible Love is that both women find a way to decentralise the architect of harm without tipping into the catharsis of revenge narratives like Kill Bill, Mad Max or the psych-thrills of Elle.
January 24, 2019
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Virginie Efira offers a powerful, assured performance in a film that’s likely to score highly both as a superior and very accessible melodrama and as an intelligent conversation piece.
October 19, 2018
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