Hadewijch


1h 40m 2009

Brief Synopsis

Expelled from a convent for her overzealous faith, teenage Céline reluctantly returns to a life of comfort and privilege as the daughter of a French government minister. Back in Paris and farther from God, she makes a new friend, an Arab boy who introduces her to the cités, housing projects full of

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
3b Productions; Arte; Arte France Cinéma; New Wave Films (United Kingdom); Pyramide Films
Distribution Company
IFC Films; Cdi Films; Clap Filmes; IFC Films; Imagine Film Distribution (Ifd); New Wave Films (United Kingdom)

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Expelled from a convent for her overzealous faith, teenage Céline reluctantly returns to a life of comfort and privilege as the daughter of a French government minister. Back in Paris and farther from God, she makes a new friend, an Arab boy who introduces her to the cités, housing projects full of Arab and African immigrants, an alien world but one where faith exerts a familiar sway.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
3b Productions; Arte; Arte France Cinéma; New Wave Films (United Kingdom); Pyramide Films
Distribution Company
IFC Films; Cdi Films; Clap Filmes; IFC Films; Imagine Film Distribution (Ifd); New Wave Films (United Kingdom)

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the FIPRESCI Prize for Special Presentations at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival.

Released in United States Winter December 24, 2010

Released in United States 2009

Released in United States September 2009

Released in United States 2010

Shown at New York Film Festival September 25-October 11, 2009.

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Official Selection) September 18-26, 2009.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Spectrum) January 27-February 7, 2010.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (World Cinema) April 22-May 6, 2010.

Released in United States Winter December 24, 2010 (New York City)

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 25-October 11, 2009.)

Released in United States September 2009 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Official Selection) September 18-26, 2009.)

Released in United States 2010 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Spectrum) January 27-February 7, 2010. )

Released in United States 2010 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (World Cinema) April 22-May 6, 2010. )