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Feature film, 95 minutes, 2023


Written and directed by Mona Achache

With: Marion Cotillard

Music: Valentin Couineau


After her mother’s death, Mona Achache discovers thousands of photos, letters and recordings, but these buried secrets make her disappearance even more of an enigma. Through the power of filmmaking and the beauty of incarnation, she brings her mother back to life to retrace her journey and find out who she really was.


Awards and festivals:

Cannes Film Festival 2023, official selection, “Special Screenings” section. 2023 Festival de la fiction de La Rochelle.


In coproduction with Wrong Men, France 2 Cinéma, RTBF Belgian TV - Documentary Unit.

With the participation of France Télévisions.

With the participation of Cinécap 6, SG Image 2021, Indéfilms 11.

With the support of Centre National du Cinéma et de l’image animée.

And Région Grand Est et Attractive Mulhouse Sud-Alsace, in partnership with CNC.

With the help of the Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel and Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles.

In coproduction with Shelter Prod

With the support of and ING.

With the development assistance of Procirep and Angoa.

With the support of CHANEL.


Distributor France: TANDEM

World sales : Charades

Broadcaster : France 2

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