A surprise reunion in southern France reignites passion and jealousy between former polyamorous lovers
Winner of the NEXT Audience Award at Sundance.
The sun-kissed MA BELLE, MY BEAUTY focuses on the lives of Lane, Bertie and Fred, who once shared a polyamorous relationship in New Orleans. The lovers had a balance that worked... until it didn’t, and then Lane vanished from their lives.
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Two years later, when Bertie and Fred are married and living in the countryside of southern France, Lane unexpectedly shows up for a surprise visit. Finding that her former lovers have changed, she attempts to recreate their old carefree dynamic, reigniting dormant jealousies along the way.
Through authentic performances and vibrant storytelling, first-time feature filmmaker Marion Hill explores the complexity of a polyamorous relationship over time; depression and its effect on artists and musicians; and cross-cultural marriages and relationships. 93 min
This screening was followed by an exclusive Q&A with the filmmakers.
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