The Divide
Catherine Corsini
Fiction : 98' / Comedy, Lesbian, Relationship, Politics

Raf and Julie, a couple on the verge of breaking up, find themselves in the ER close to asphyxiation on the evening of a major ‘yellow vests’ protest in Paris. Their encounter with Yann, an injured and angry demonstrator, will shatter their certainties and prejudices. Outside, the tension escalates and soon, the hospital must close its doors and the staff is overwhelmed. It will be a long night...


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September 17 | 19h00 | Cinema São Jorge - Sala Manoel de Oliveira Buy Tickets
September 24 | 18h30 | Cinema São Jorge - Sala 3 Buy Tickets

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Year: 2021

Country: France

Language: french

Subtitles: english, portuguese (on the 17th) / english (on the 24th)

With: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Marina Foïs, Pio Marmaï, Aissatou Diallo Sagna, Caroline Estremo, Jean-Louis Coulloc’h, Camille Sansterre, Marin Laurens, Ferdinand Perez, Clément Cholet Fois

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Catherine Corsini


Catherine Corsini (1956, France) is a director, screenwriter and actor. She made three short films before she released her feature debut Poker in 1988. She became known to the general public in 1999 with La nouvelle Ève. In 2001, La répétition was selected to compete in Cannes and was nominated for a Palme d'Or award. La belle saison (2015) won the Variety Piazza Grande Award in Locarno. In April 2016, Corsini was announced as the President of the Jury for the Caméra d'Or prize in Cannes. Un amour impossible (2018) is an adaptation of Christine Angot's novel that was published in 2015.


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2018 - Un amour impossible (Feature Film)  

2015 - La belle saison (Feature Film)   

2012 - Trois mondes (Feature Film)  

2009 - Partir (Feature Film)

2003 - Mariées mais pas trop (Feature Film)

2001 - La répétition (Feature Film)

1999 - La nouvelle Ève (Feature Film)

1994 - Les amoureux (Feature Film)

1988 - Poker (Feature Film)

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