By the Grace Of God (15)
Dir: François Ozon
Cast: Melvil Poupaud, Denis Ménochet, Swann Arlaud
Fr, 2018, 138 mins, French dialogue with subtitles
A gripping true-life drama that tells the story of three men who come together to dismantle the code of silence around historic abuse cases within the Catholic Church. Alexandre learns by chance that the priest who abused him when he was in scouts is still working with children. Deciding to take action he is joined by two other victims of the priest,who together set out to “lift the burden of silence” surrounding their ordeal. But the repercussions and consequences will leave no one unscathed. An urgent portrait of resistance based on true events.