Leaving (Phillip Road Wivenhoe)

Suzanne (Kristin Scott Thomas) is a well-to-do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix-up a consulting room for her in their backyard. When Suzanne and the man (Sergi López) hired to do the building meet, the mutual attraction is sudden and violent. Suzanne decides to give up everything and live this all-engulfing passion to the fullest. —tiff.net.
Director: Catherine Corsini (2009) France (English subtitles) 90 mins Cert 15
‘Leaving’ is a late change of programme from the previously billed ‘Gainsbourg’ which is unfortunately not available for screening until next year. We apologise for any confusion or disappointment caused by this last minute change.