Saint Omer

122 mins.
Directed by Alice Diop
French with subtitles

Last day Thursday, Feb. 16.

Saint Omer court of law. Young novelist Rama attends the trial of Laurence Coly, a young woman accused of killing her 15-month-old daughter by abandoning her to the rising tide on a beach in northern France.

But as the trial continues, the words of the accused and witness testimonies will shake Rama’s convictions and call into question our own judgment.

Shortlisted for Best International Feature Film at the 2023 Academy Awards®.

“Though SAINT OMER is a film saturated in discourse, its silences are where its deepest insight resides.” A.O. Scott. A New York Times Critic's Pick!