The Witnesses

Release date:February 1, 2008
(NY, LA)

Studio:Strand Releasing

Director:André Téchiné

MPAA Rating:N/A


Starring:Johan Libéreau, Michel Blanc, Emmanuelle Béart, Sami Bouajila


Plot Summary:

The time is 1984. The place is Paris. A young, handsome man (Johan Libéreau) arrives and strikes up a platonic relationship with a wealthy doctor, Adrien (Michel Blanc), who exposes him to Sarah (Emmanuelle Beart) and Mehdi (Sami Bouajila), a young couple who have just had their first child. An unplanned love affair at the onset of a new, unnamed epidemic upsets the tranquility of their lives. The four friends are confronted with the end of the sexual revolution; each facing new possibilities.