UKJFF: The Day I Saw Your Heart
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The Day I Saw Your Heart (15) UK Premiere
1hr 38. France 2010 Dir. Jennifer Devoldère. With Mélanie Laurent,
In French with English subtitles.
Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds) stars as a twenty-something struggling with commitment issues in this touching comedy-melodrama that tackles thorny father-daughter relationships.
After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found her soulmate (Guillaume Gouix), but her temporary happiness is thrown when her neurotic 60-year-old Jewish father (Michel Blanc) suffers a delayed midlife crisis and announces that his young second wife is expecting a baby. The film follows Justine as she attempts to deal with the looming pregnancy and the torturous route to reconciliation.
“A slick seriocomedy about a dysfunctional family” - Variety
+ That Woman (15)
10 mins. UK 2012. Dir. Edward Dick.
Written by Amy Rosenthal. Cast: Ben Caplan, Maureen Lipman
Pears Short Film Fund at UKJF Winning Film.
That Woman is a touching comedy drama set in North-West London, where thirty-something Danny is struggling to come to terms with a devastating breakup. Life finally begins to change for him when he’s set up on the ultimate Jewish date. But as the romantic rendezvous approaches, Danny realizes there might be more at stake for him – and for his date – than he could have guessed….