L’Envol, an urban shelter for homeless women in northernFrance, offers a warm shower, a hot meal, a little camaraderie and some career guidance. Threatened with closure by local government, the workers have three months to find an alternative for the women before the doors are shut. The combative, energetic Manu (Corinne Masiero) and Audrey (Audrey Lamy) refuse to give up, secretly keeping the shelter open. Adapted from the book by Claire Lajeunie, this heartwarming comedy follows their daily routine as social workers help these women in difficulty get through each day with confidence and dignity, giving them hope. MPR
Director’s note: Writer/director Louis-Julien Petit delivers a heartfelt, luminous epic comedy.
Screening as part of IFI French Film Festival – November 13th to 24th. Multi-film tickets available directly from the IFI Box Office: 5 films for €50, 10 films for €90.
Please note that due to the Club status of this film, only persons 18 years and over will be admitted to this screening.