Saint Omer

Directed by Alice Diop

With Saint Omer, acclaimed filmmaker Alice Diop delivers a riveting courtroom drama. The film follows novelist Rama who attends the trial of Laurence Coly, a young woman accused of killing her 15-month-old daughter. As the legal proceedings move forward, the words of the accused along with witness testimonies begin to shake Rama’s convictions and call into question her judgement.

Languages:
French

Subtitles:
Full English

Duration:
123 minutes

Country of origin:
France

Year of production:
2022