A gripping adaptation of a thriller which won the 2016 Prix Goncourt, one of France’s most well-known literary awards.
Myriam (Leïla Bekhti), a mother of two decides to return to work in a law firm despite her husband’s (Antoine Reinartz) reservations. After an extensive search for a babysitter, they find Louise (Karin Viard). Devoted, conscientious, she immediately wins the affections of the children, and gradually comes to occupy a central place in the home.
French director Lucie Borleteau makes her second feature (after 2014’2 ‘Fidelio: Alice's Journey’) outing with ‘Chanson Douce’, an adaptation of the novel by Leila Slimani (known as ‘The Perfect Nanny Stateside’. (Subtitles)