8 Women

Directed by François Ozon
France / 2002 / Narrative
103 minutes / English, French

In an isolated snowed-in country house, a matriarch and her neurotic family try to discover who murdered her husband. François Ozon directs a veritable powerhouse ensemble featuring some of France’s most well-known and well-regarded performers, including Catharine Denevue, Isabelle Huppert, Emmanuelle Beart, Ludivine Sagnier, and Fanny Ardant.

Intro and discussion by Diane Carson, professor emerita of film at St. Louis Community College at Meramec and film critic for KDHX (88.1 FM).