Both Sides of the Blade (Avec amour et acharnement) Saturday, July 30, 2022 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

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Both Sides of the Blade (Avec amour et acharnement)

Directed by Claire Denis
(France, 2022, digital, in French with English subtitles)

“An incendiary drama about the danger of old flames.” —IndieWire

A woman (Juliette Binoche) finds her life spiraling out of control when she becomes involved in a passionate love triangle with her longtime partner (Vincent Lindon) and his best friend (Grégoire Colin), who is also her former lover. Claire Denis won Best Director at the 2022 Berlin International Film Festival for Both Sides of the Blade. Stay for the credits!

Visiting Guidelines Masks are recommended in Museum auditoriums. Advance tickets are also recommended. In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all precautions set forth by the MFAH—learn more here. Doors open 30 minutes before the screening starts. No late entry.

Accessibility The MFAH strives to provide a welcoming and accessible experience for all guests by offering a range of accommodations—learn more here.

The MFAH film department is supported by Tenaris; the Vaughn Foundation; The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Nina and Michael Zilkha; Consulate General of Italy in Houston; Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles; Consulate General of Brazil in Houston; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Ms. Laurence Unger; L’Alliance Française de Houston; and ILEX Foundation.

Both Sides of the Blade (Avec amour et acharnement)

Directed by Claire Denis
(France, 2022, 116 minutes)
Brown Auditorium Theater

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