Immerse yourself in the Paris of the 80s with Passengers of the night » , a movie with Charlotte Gainsbourg in a very moving role.
The Passengers of the night
French director Mikhaël Hers is releasing a beautiful intimate movie largely thanks to Charlotte Gainsbourg : Les Passagers de la nuit, on screens since May 4 Charlotte in Communion In « The Passengers of the night », Mikhaël Hers paints an impressionistic portrait of Elisabeth, a heroine who, in the early 1980s, raised her two teenage children alone in the Parisian district of Beaugrenelle and had to find a job to support herself. from his family. Depressed and insomniac since a painful breakup, Elisabeth (Charlotte Gainsbourg, in one of her most beautiful roles) lands a job as switchboard operator in a nocturnal radio program where a host (Emmanuelle Béart) collects the confidences of solitary listeners.
An inner revolution
Little by little, between this job that occupies her nights, her sentimental adventures and her meeting with Talulah, a lost young girl whom she takes in with her, Elisabeth rebuilds her existence in shreds. The movie shows the passage from darkness to light in a woman who is increasingly aware of her power of transmission. In turn, thanks to her empathy, she offers her experience to others through the radio and helps her son in his own openness to love. The collective and the individual come together in what looks like a real inner revolution, to be discovered in sounds and images, in Les Passagers de la nuit.