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Looking For Hortense - Preview

Looking for Hortense

Preview by Jack Foley

KRISTIN Scott Thomas (The English Patient, Sarah’s Key) stars alongside Jean-Pierre Bacri (Look At Me) and Isabelle Carré (He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not) in Pascal Bonitzer’s Looking For Hortense.

Available on DVD from December 2, 2013 the critically acclaimed film is a tale of dysfunctional relationships in modern day Paris.


Damien (Jean-Pierre Bacri), a Chinese civilization professor, lives with his partner, Iva (Kristin Scott Thomas), a stage director, and their son Noé. The couple’s relationship has drifted into routine that has drained it of love.

Damien finds himself trapped one day by Iva, who orders him to ask his father, a senior member of the French Council of State, for help in preventing Zorica (Isabelle Carré), a woman Iva knows, from being deported.

But Damien and his father don’t get on and are barely ever in touch with each other. This dangerous mission throws Damien into a spiral that will turn his life upside down.

Looking For Hortense is released by Arrow Films on DVD on December 2, 2013 and can be pre-ordered from Amazon

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Certificate: 12A
Running time: 96 mins
UK DVD Release: December 2, 2013