Hold Me Tight

Nominee
Best Actress
Cesar Awards
Nominee
Best Adapted Screenplay
Cesar Awards
A gorgeously shot memory piece. Vicky Krieps in a tour-de-force performance. Feels like being transported into a trance-like reverie.

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Hold Me Tight

Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread, Bergman Island) gives another riveting performance as Camille, a woman on the run from her family for reasons that aren’t immediately clear. Widely renowned as an actor but less well-known here for his equally impressive work behind the camera, Mathieu Amalric’s sixth feature directorial outing—his most ambitious to date—is a virtuosic, daringly fluid portrait of one woman’s fractured psyche. Alternating between Camille’s adventures on the road and her abandoned husband Marc (Arieh Worthalter) as he struggles to take care of their children at home, Amalric’s film keeps viewers uncertain as to the reality of what they’re seeing until the final moments of this richly rewarding, moving, and unpredictable portrait of grief.

“Achieves something quite remarkable. Dazzling.” ~ Lee Marshall, Screen Daily

“Rich and evocative thanks to a bravura performance by Vicky Krieps.” ~ Caroline Tsai, The Playlist

Not Rated
Genre
Drama, Women and Film
Runtime
97
Language
French, German
Director
Mathieu Amalric
Writer(s)
Claudine Galea (play)
Cast
Vicky Krieps, Arieh Worthalter, Anne-Sophie Bowen-Chatet, Sacha Ardilly
Awards:
Nominee, Best Actress, Cesar Awards
Nominee, Best Adapted Screenplay, Cesar Awards
FEATURED REVIEW
Robert Abele, TheWrap

Kino Lorber

The woman offscreen at the start of Mathieu Amalric’s “Hold Me Tight” is examining a matrix of face-down Polaroids, turning them over and getting frustrated at what she’s not finding. Or perhaps not remembering? Her name is Clarisse (Vicky Krieps), and she’s next shown quietly gathering ...

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