Despite the Night

2015
  |  159 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Experimental French drama directed by Philippe Grandrieux. The film follows Brit Lenz (Kristian Marr) as he journeys to Paris in the hope of reconnecting with his former lover Madeleine (Ariane Labed). When he eventually tracks her down, he finds she has changed her name to Hélène and has been left devastated by the tragic death of her child. When he also discovers Hélène now works in the porn industry, Lenz too finds himself drawn into the seedy, underground world of adult film-making as he tries to rescue his former flame from the dangerous business.