Picturehouse Entertainment is delighted to bring Venice Golden Lion winner HAPPENING to cinemas on June 17th, 2022.
HAPPENING is directed by French film-maker Audrey Diwan (Losing It) and features a stand-out performance from rising star Anamaria Vartolomei.
The film is adapted from the autobiographical short story written by respected French author Annie Ernaux, entirely based on the recollections of her own experiences.
France, 1963, Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. But when she falls pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies and escape the constraints of her social background disappearing. With her final exams fast approaching and her belly growing, Anne resolves to act, even if she has to confront shame and pain, even if she must risk prison to do so…