Bibliothèque Pascal
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Bibliothèque Pascal
A mother's struggle to support her child leads her into a surreal netherworld of sex and danger in this drama from Hungarian filmmaker Szabolcs Hajdu. Mona Paparu (Orsolya Torok-Illyes) is a single mother who has been left to raise her daughter Viorica (Lujza Hajdu) on her own, only to have her fitness as a parent called into question by her aunt Rodica (Oana Pellea). Forced to answer Rodica's charges in a meeting with Child Protective Service authorities, Mona tells the long, convoluted tale of how she fell in with Viorel (Andi Vasluianu), a charming but sinister underworld figure, in… More

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Bibliotheque Pascal takes risks. Many of them do not pay off. But at least it takes them."
‑ Matt Singer, IFC.com
"Bibliothèque Pascal is a bracing, shocking, confusing journey at times. But it is also a moving, involving story, its harsher elements balanced by always seeming to have its heart in the right place."
‑ Simon Foster, sbs.com.au
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