Director(s): Thomas Kruithof
VENICE ORRIZONTI 2021 - Opening Film - Competition
Clémence (Isabelle Huppert), the fearless mayor of a town near Paris, is completing the final term of her political career. With her faithful right-hand man Yazid (Reda Kateb), she has long fought for this town plagued by inequality, unemployment and slumlords.
However, when Clémence is approached to become Minister, her ambition arises, questioning her devotion and commitment to her citizens. Will her political integrity and election promises survive her newly found ambition?