120 BPM (15)
Dir: Robin Campillo
Cast: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois, Adèle Haenel
Fr, 2018, 143 mins, French dialogue with subtitles
Set in the ‘90s at the height of France’s AIDS epidemic, this outstanding drama portrays a group of activists in Paris as they follow their campaign of agitation against a pharmaceutical company that refuses to reveal its findings on potentially effective new drugs. A heart-rending and visceral love story with a fiercely engaged political undertone.