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Experience ‘A Woman’s Life’ in the First Trailer for Stéphane Brizé’s Period Drama

After his César- and Cannes-winning drama The Measure of a Man finally landed in U.S. theaters just a few months ago, director Stéphane Brizé is back with a new feature. A Woman’s Life (translated from Une Vie) is an adaptation of the Guy de Maupassant novel which tracks the turbulent life of a woman in the 19th century. The first trailer has now arrived, which shows of the gorgeous cinematography in 1.33:1 ratio. While it’s set for a release in France this November, hopefully it gets the attention of U.S. distributors.

We said in our review, “Misery is constant and humor is fleeting in the world of A Woman’s Life (Une Vie), an emotionally overcast period drama from French filmmaker Stéphane Brizé (The Measure of a Man). Shot in square-shaped academy ratio, it recalls — in a certain aesthetic and thematic light — the Danish Dogme films of the mid ‘90s,

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