By the Grace of God

Winner
Silver Bear
Berlin International Film Festival
Nominee
Golden Bear
Berlin International Film Festival
What's old heightens the impact of what's new and remarkably timely in François Ozon's powerful 'By the Grace of God.'

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By the Grace of God

François Ozon's gripping drama follows three men who band together to dismantle the code of silence that continues to protect a priest who abused them decades ago. Based on events from the 2019 conviction of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon for concealing the conduct of Father Bernard Preynat, BY THE GRACE OF GOD compassionately illustrates the varying effects of trauma on survivors and their families in this urgent portrait of resistance, the power of mobilization, and the mysteries of faith.
Not Rated
Genre
Crime, Drama, French Cinema
Runtime
137
Language
French
Director
François Ozon
Writer(s)
François Ozon
Cast
Denis Ménochet, Swann Arlaud, Melvil Poupaud, Eric Caravaca, Denis Ménochet, Swann Arlaud
Awards:
Winner, Silver Bear, Berlin International Film Festival
Nominee, Golden Bear, Berlin International Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW
Carlos Aguilar, TheWrap

Versatile in a way that few directors at his level of recognition dare to be, prolific French auteur François Ozon follows his psychosexual thriller “Double Lover” with a multi-narrative drama based on true events. “By the Grace of God” offers a masterfully structured and sublimely acted account of ...

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