Father Of My Children review

An indie film director struggles to deal with the mounting problems in his life...

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A charming and popular man, Gregoire (Louis-Do de Lencquesaing) appears to lead an enviable life. Happily married with three kids, he runs a respected company that produces indie films.

However, the enormous debts that Gregoire owes to various banks, creditors and film labs leads the producer to a drastic course of action.

Mia Hansen-Love’s film is both a convincing portrait of the punishing realities of funding arthouse cinema and an affecting study of a family attempting to keep going after a personal tragedy.

It’s also a thoughtfully structured work graced by moments of quiet beauty and exceptional performances.

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