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My Friend Victoria

My Friend Victoria

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An 8-year-old black child named Victoria (Keylia Achie Beguie), is taken in for a night by the wealthy, white, well-intentioned family of one of her schoolmates. The experience haunts her for years to come, shaping her desires and offering a mirage of privilege that she dreams of but finds impossible to attain. As an adult (beautifully played by newcomer Guslagie Malanda), she drifts from job to job, but then unexpectedly reconnects with the family’s youngest son (Pierre Andrau) in an encounter that will reshape her life yet again. Adapting Nobel laureate Doris Lessing’s story “Victoria and the Staveneys,” Civeyrac relocates the story from London to Paris to craft a probing and intimate look at the politics of race and class identity. Veteran actors Catherine Mouchet (ThérèseLate August, Early September) and Pascal Greggory (Pauline at the BeachQueen MargotGabrielle and others) round out the cast.

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  • Optional English Subtitles
Year: 2014
Running Time: 95
Color Type: Color
Country: France
Language: French
Actors:

Keylia Achie Beguie
Catherine Mouchet
Pascal Greggory

Directed by Jean Paul Civeyrac

Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Kino Lorber

Blu Ray, DVD

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