PREVIEW: Athena (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Dali Benssalah (No Time to Die), Sami Slimane (film debut), Anthony Bajon (The Prayer), Ouassini Embarek (The Good Thief), Alexis Manenti (Les Misérables)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Romain Gavras (The World Is Yours), director, writer, producer; Ladj Ly (Les Misérables), writer, producer; Elias Belkeddar (My Days of Glory), writer; Mourad Belkeddar (Through the Air), producer; Matias Boucard (Eiffel), cinematographer; Benjamin Weill (Babylon A.D.), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the immediate wake of their younger brother’s untimely death, the lives of three siblings are thrown into chaos as the community around them reacts with significant hostility…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

This powerful, and all too timely, French drama from filmmaker Romain Gavras and co-writer Ladj Ly (of the Oscar-nominated French thriller Les Misérables) sends a strong message of resilience and rebellion in the wake of social injustice.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX

 

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