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8 Ratings

Battle Cries

Haut les coeurs!

Directed by Sólveig Anspach
France, Belgium, 1999


Emma is several months’ pregnant when she is diagnosed as having breast cancer. The doctor advises her to have an abortion, the treatment being incompatible with pregnancy, he claims. Shattered by the news, Emma is on the verge of sacrificing the child.

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Battle Cries Directed by Sólveig Anspach

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1999 | Directors' Fortnight

César Awards

2000 | Winner: Best Actress

2000 | 2 nominations including: Most Promising Actor

Ghent Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Best Director

1999 | Special Mention

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