France / Canada
146 MIN

In a near future where artificial intelligence reigns supreme, human emotions have become a threat. To get rid of them, Gabrielle must purify her DNA by going back into her past lives. There, she reunites with Louis, her great love. But she’s overcome by fear, a premonition that catastrophe is on the way.

Cast & Crew
Producers: Justin Taurand, Bertrand Bonello
Director: Bertrand Bonello, Guillaume Bréaud, Benjamin Charbit
Script: Bertrand Bonello
Director of Photography: Josée Deshaies
Production Design: Katia Wyszkop
Music: Bertrand Bonello, Anna Bonello
Sound: Jean-Pierre Laforce
Editing: Anita Roth
Cast: Léa Seydoux, George MacKay, Guslagie Malanda, Dasha Nekrasova, Martin Scali, Elina Löwensohn, Marta Hoskins, Julia Faure
Production. Les Films du Bélier, My New Picture

Best Actress, Valladolid IFF, Spain, 2023, Jury Special Prize, La Roche-sur-Yon, France, 2023

Bertrand Bonello
Bertrand Bonello was born in Nice (France) in 1968, and his work alternates between the fields of music and film. In 1996, he adapted an autobiographical book by Pasolini into the creative documentary Qui je suis. His first feature film Something Organic (1998), was presented in the Panorama section of the Berlin FF, and his next work, The Pornographer (2001), at the Cannes Critics’ Week, where it won the FIPRESCI Award. He competed in the Official Selection of Cannes for the first time with Tiresia (2003), and in 2008 he presented On War in the festival’s Fortnight. A regular presence at the French competition, he has presented his feature films House of Tolerance (2011), Saint Laurent (2014; represented France at the Oscars and received ten César nominations.) and Zombi Child (2020) there, while he premiered Nocturama (2016) in San Sebastian, Coma (2022) in Berlin and The Beast (2023) in Venice. In 2014, he was the subject of an exhibition at the Centre Pompidou and published his album Accidents..

Who I Am (short, 1996), Something Organic (1998), The Pornographer (2001), The Adventures of James and David (short, 2002), Tiresia (2003), Cindy: The Doll Is Mine (short, 2005), My New Picture (short, 2006), On War (2008), Where the Boys Are (2010), House of Tolerance (2011), Ingrid Caven: Music and Voice (doc., 2012), Saint Laurent (2014), Where Are You, Bertrand Bonello? (short, 2014), Nocturama (2016), Sarah Winchester: Ghost Opera (2016), Zombi Child (2019), Where Are You? 2 (short, 2020), Coma (2022), The Beast (2023).