Les Vies de Thérèse
Thérèse Clerc is one of the great figures of militantism. From the struggle to legalize abortion to the fight for equal rights of men and women and the battle for gay rights, she’s been on the front lines of all of them. She has just learned that she has an incurable disease and has decided to take a last look back over her life, a tender and lucid look at the battles and the love that went with them.
Sébastien Lifshitz studied art and worked in the contemporary art world from 1990. He turned to filmmaking in 1994, making several fiction films and documentaries, garnering awards in many festivals. In 2012, his documentary Les Invisibles was in the in the main Selection at Cannes and won the César for Best Documentary the following year. After Les Corps Ouverts in 1998 and The Crossing in 2001, he is back at the Directors’ Fortnight for the third time with Les Vies de Thérèse.
Yolande Decarsin, Clément Laforce
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