Proxima

Proxima

Proxima

Golden Globe nominee Eva Green (Casino Royale) is a mother to an 8-year-old and an astronaut preparing for a year aboard the International Space Station in this French drama written and directed by Oscar nominee Alice Winocour (Augustine). Matt Dillon co-stars as a sexist colleague and Toni Erdmann's Sandra Hüller is her psychologist helping her deal with the situation.

Winner of the Platform Prize - Honorable Mention (Winocour), 2019 Toronto International Film Festival
2019Rating: M107 minsFrance, GermanyEnglish, German, French and Russian with English subtitles
DramaWorld CinemaFestival & Independent

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Proxima / Reviews

FilmInk

FilmInk

…does make one think very briefly about the gender inequalities of science and space travel but there isn’t enough substance here for a long-haul mission.

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Stuff

Stuff

A slow-burning, but compelling drama, the heart and soul of Wincour and co-writer Jean-Stephane Bron's (Disorder) story is not Sarah's journey to potential lift-off, but rather the strain it puts on the relationship with her young daughter.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

The film falls back on a reductive rumination on the balance between maternal obligation and career aspiration.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Green is at a career-best as the stoic Sarah, simultaneously determined and on the edge of breaking. So often hamming it up in Tim Burton roles, you forget just how exceptionally subtle she can be.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The moving mother-daughter story at its core gives all the space-walk prep and zero gravity logistics a steady emotional grounding - one that builds to a powerful liftoff in the closing reel.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

A significant, ambitious and entirely impressive film by a dazzling young French director in full command of her ship.

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