In Mom's Head (La tÍte de maman)
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In Mom's Head (La tÍte de maman)
First-time director Carine Tardieu's gentle and evocative coming-of-ager La TÍte de Maman concerns Lulu (ChloŽ Couloud), an adolescent girl whose mother (Karin Viard) sits perpetually on the brink of illness and radiates unhappiness; she is resolutely unhappy with her husband, unhappy with the present state of her life. Concerned about her mom's emotional condition, Lulu discovers an old photograph that suggests the source of her dissatisfaction: a love affair gone sour with a young man who abandoned her, several years before Lulu's birth. To win back her mother's… More

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"Seduces with a surprisingly dense narrative and a decidedly French take on the role of extramarital affairs and everyone's undeniable right to happiness."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij,
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