Film night at Alliance Francais | AU NOM DE LA TERRE (2018)

October 2

Thomas was barely a teenager when his father, Pierre, killed himself. Now, events brutally return him to the tragedy that marked his youth. The time has come for this farmer’s son to confront his past, and face the legacy of the land. Inspired by true events and his own family history, director Bergeon brings us a powerful story of resilience set in dramatic and beautiful countryside..

Pierre turns 25 when he returns from Wyoming to find Claire his fiancée and take back the family farm. Twenty years later, the farm has grown, so has the family. It’s happy days time, at least at first… Debts are piling up and Peter is exhausted at work. Despite the love of his wife and children, he gradually darkens… Built as a family saga, and according to the director’s own story, the film looks at the evolution of the agricultural world of these 40 last years…

Event Details

Timing: 8pm

Alliance Française de Chiang Mai

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