Ashes and Blood

Cendres et sang

MS12

Genre

Drama

Director

Fanny Ardant

Run time

1h 45min

Cast

Ronit Elkabetz, Abraham Belaga, Olga Tudorache, Tudor Istodor, Claire Bouanich, Ion Besoiu

Exiled of her country since the murder of her husband ten years ago, Judith lives in Marseille with her three children. After having refused during years to see her family again and despite her fears and her secrets, Judith lets herself bend by her children’s desire and accepts the invitation at her cousin’s wedding. She takes her children to spend a summer back in the country, to discover their roots and their history. But Judith’s return revives old hatreds between rival clans. Unrelentingly, the spiral of violence's started, blood calling blood.

France / Romania / Portugal 2009

Genre

Drama

Director

Fanny Ardant

Run time

1h 45min

Cast

Ronit Elkabetz, Abraham Belaga, Olga Tudorache, Tudor Istodor, Claire Bouanich, Ion Besoiu

Exiled of her country since the murder of her husband ten years ago, Judith lives in Marseille with her three children. After having refused during years to see her family again and despite her fears and her secrets, Judith lets herself bend by her children’s desire and accepts the invitation at her cousin’s wedding. She takes her children to spend a summer back in the country, to discover their roots and their history. But Judith’s return revives old hatreds between rival clans. Unrelentingly, the spiral of violence's started, blood calling blood.

France / Romania / Portugal 2009

Info

Rating

Under 12 Not Recommended

Production year

2009

Local distributor

Kultuurikuld MTÜ

In cinema

11/2/2014