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  • Dir. Claire Denis
  • France
  • 2022
  • 116 min.
  • NR
  • DCP

In French with English subtitles

  • Assistive Listening
  • Subtitled
  • Hearing Loop

Juliette Binoche is Sara, a woman whose life spirals out of control when she becomes involved in a passionate love triangle. From acclaimed writer-director Claire Denis.

“Grows more illuminating as it gets hotter; what starts like a constrained and unusually jagged French drama is eventually forged into an incendiary portrait of three people who — to varying degrees — all delude themselves into thinking that the past is possible to quarantine away from the present.” —David Ehrlich, IndieWire

“A seductively indirect love triangle, a drama of the mind as much as the heart.” —Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

“The studied ambiguity of what’s going on in BOTH SIDES OF THE BLADE doesn’t keep it from often achieving the suspense of an accomplished erotic thriller.” —Pat Brown, Slant Magazine

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