Part of Curzon12's 'Summer of '68' theme: 1968 was a year of social upheaval, with demonstrations and revolutions unfolding around the world. Our three themed films represent the before, during and after of this era, by three French directors who were very much part of the call for change.
François is a a young carpenter who lives a very simple and fulfilling life with his wife and two children. He doesn't want much more until he meets Emilie, the clerk at his local post office.
Sparking controversy on its release, Agnès Varda's resonant drama is a detailed study of monogamy and the consequences of the pursuit of personal fulfilment.