Romantic drama, based on James Baldwin's novel If Beale Street Could Talk, and set in Marseilles. A mixed-race teenage couple struggle to face up to the young black man's false imprisonment for rape. In French with English subtitles.
Jeanne Moreau. The French actress talks about directors Truffaut, Antonioni, and Fassbinder, and explores sexual and intellectual freedom in her career and private life. With Mark Cousins. The Lovers follows, while Lift to the Scaffold is Monday at 10.30pm.
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