Heal the Living
CAST: Tahar Rahim, Emmanuelle Seigner, Anne Dorval DIRECTOR: Katell Quillevere TUESDAY FILM SERIES
Heal the Living follows three seemingly unrelated stories that carefully weave together: a French teenager and his friends on a surfing road trip that leads to tragedy; a woman in another town who learns that her weak heart is beginning to fail and action must be taken; and two teams of doctors and medical experts who struggle through their day-to-day attempts to save lives. Ultimately, it is an impassioned story of personal connections that philosophically, spiritually and literally plumbs the depths of the human heart.
What stays with you is the miracle of how we're all connected in a million different ways.Cath Clarke, Time Out
A tender and extremely graceful piece of work.Edward Porter, Sunday Times (UK)
At once sorrowful and optimistic, Heal the Living captures the terrifying fragility of life, even as it also recognizes the strength derived from the many connections - organic, emotional, and associative - that bind and define us.Nick Schager, Village Voice