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142 Ratings


Directed by Valérie Massadian
France, Portugal, 2017


In a port town in northern France, Milla and her boyfriend Leo set up in an empty house that is gradually transformed into a home. Life itself intervenes after Leo takes a job on a fishing boat, and Milla, suddenly with child, must persevere alone.

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Milla Directed by Valérie Massadian
Making her screen debut, Séverine Jonckeere portrays the mercurial heroine with a fierce commitment that more or less eradicates any barrier between the actress and her role.
December 11, 2017
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A quietly moving and unassumingly profound film about growing up, young motherhood, and life’s chance occurrences.
September 01, 2017
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In Massadian’s hands, the minor and the major are one and the same. Rather than slotting into some sort of narrative arc or dramatic structure, each of these moments and the others like them are merely concerned with establishing an atmosphere of intimacy and empathy, which grows in intensity to an almost unbearable degree as the film moves toward its finale.
August 08, 2017
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