Other People's Children

Les enfants des autres
Directed by Rebecca Zlotowski
France / 2022 / Narrative
104 minutes / French w/ English Subtitles

Dedicated high school teacher Rachel (Virginie Efira) forms a deep bond with her boyfriend's young daughter Leila. Fearing becoming an extra in her own life, Rachel must decide whether to embrace the entanglements of her current situation or strike out again on her own. Other People's Children is a soulful, sexy, and resolutely grown-up story of the elusive quest for agency and belonging.

Intro and discussion by Emmett Williams, Director, Festival Curation & Education, Cinema St. Louis.