Promised for a brilliant future in politics, Madeleine is in a relationship with Antoine, also out of the ENA.
During a vacation in Corsica, the tone rises with a driver: in a panic, she kills him and hides the body with her fiancé.
But how to live with this too heavy secret which could not only destroy their love, but also their career?
If it has its eye on the thriller,
above all questions, through this tragic event, the solidity of the commitment of these two idealistic characters, incarnations of a young generation full of convictions.
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“The film stages a political heroine – complex and ambiguous, of course – who carries within her the will and the ambition to change the world, starting by reducing inequalities between individuals”, comments director Sylvain Desclous.
Faced with Benjamin Lavernhe and Emmanuelle Bercot, strong supporting roles, Rebecca Marder wins all the votes as a determined, ambitious and courageous woman in the fight against social determinism and class prejudice.
The interesting portrait of a politician in the making emerges through her who, neither wolf nor lamb, is learning to master the codes of a system she hopes to reform.
, by Sylvain Desclous, with Rebecca Marder, Benjamin Lavernhe…