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A Piece of Sky (2002 film)

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Director  Benedicte Lienard
Cinematography  Helene Louvart
Writer  Benedicte Lienard
Language  French
5.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Duration  
Country  France Belgium
A Piece of Sky (2002 film) movie poster
Release date  May 2002 (2002-05) (Cannes) 4 September 2002 (2002-09-04) (Belgium) 18 September 2002 (2002-09-18) (France)
Genres  Drama, Prison film, World cinema
Cast  Severine Caneele, Yolande Moreau, Olivier Gourmet, Josiane Stoleru, Sophia Leboutte
Similar movies  Belgium movies, Prison movies, Dramas

Joanna (Severine Caneele) is a convicted felon leading a painful and dehumanizing existence behind bars. Back at the factory where Joanna used to work, her old co-workers live similarly unforgiving lives. Led by union leader Claudine (Sofia Leboutte), the female factory workers strive for better compensation and conditions. Ultimately, Claudine must decide whether to stand up for her incarcerated friend and risk compromising her reputation in the factory.

A Piece of Sky (French: ) is a 2002 French-Belgian drama film directed by Benedicte Lienard. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.

A woman struggles to acclimate to prison life while her friend organises a labour strike on the outside.

Cast

  • Severine Caneele as Joanna
  • Sophie Leboutte as Claudine (as Sofia Leboutte)
  • Josiane Stoleru as Mme. Picri
  • Naima Hireche as Naima
  • Annick Keusterman as Annick
  • Yolande Moreau as Madame Pasquier
  • Gaelle Muller as Laurette
  • Beatrice Spiga as Bella
  • Olivier Gourmet as Joannas Lawyer
  • Andre Wilms as Warden
  • References

    A Piece of Sky (2002 film) Wikipedia
    A Piece of Sky (2002 film) IMDb A Piece of Sky (2002 film) themoviedb.org


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