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    Let the Sunshine In

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    Released

    2018

    Runtime

    94

    Let the Sunshine In

    What's it About

    Isabelle (Binoche) is a divorced Parisian whose young daughter lives with her ex-husband. Isabelle thrives as an artist, but has less success in her relationships. These involve a pompous banker (Beauvois), a self-absorbed actor (Duvauchelle) and a casual bar-room hookup (Blain). Ever searching, Isabelle looks for answers in her quest for a satisfying, worthy partner.

    Why we love it

    Very loosely based on Roland Barthes’ book “Fragments d’un discours amoureux”, director Denis paints a portrait of a complex woman seen through the unfortunate choices she makes. Binoche manages to radiate both courage and vulnerability as someone increasingly unwilling to compromise on her desires. With the maddening weakness of (certain) men providing fuel for drama, “Sunshine” explores the struggles of a lonely woman looking for meaningful companionship and authentic fulfillment. Binoche is mesmerizing, as always.

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