★★★★ "Cemented by Efira’s restrained, empathetic performance, Paris Memories is a deft exploration of recovery" (Little White Lies)
★★★★ "Deep-feeling drama about the aftermath of a terror attack" (The Guardian)
Initially inspired by the experiences of her brother, Alice Winocour’s latest film unfolds in the aftermath of a terrorist attack on a busy Paris brasserie. Mia (Virginie Efira) survived. After time spent with her mother, she returns to a city and an event that haunts her. Can she start over? Can she piece together what happened that night? Gradually she remembers that she was not alone. A stranger reached out to clasp her hand and offer reassurance. Discovering his fate becomes essential in a moving story that tries to find some sense of hope in the midst of tragedy.