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Release date NZ: 07 / 11 / 2024
Release date AUS: 22 / 08 / 2024

Sex scenes & offensive language


Mature themes, a sex scene and coarse language

DIRECTED BY: Thomas Bidegain

STARRING: Gilles Lellouche, Mélanie Thierry

RUN TIME: 113 minutes

LANGUAGE: French with English subtitles

GENRE: Drama, Thriller

Suddenly is guaranteed to get your pulse racing! Ben (Gilles Lellouche) and Laura (Mélanie Thierry) have spent five years together. Their decision to embark on a global sailing adventure takes an unexpected turn when they detour to a remote island near the Antarctic coast. Caught in a storm, their boat disappears, leaving them isolated, alone, and in danger as winter approaches. Now, they must fight not only for survival but also to preserve their relationship. As Ben and Laura grapple with unimaginable challenges, they confront a haunting question: Is it better to survive alone or face death together? This gripping tale of romance and survival is the latest creation from writer/director Thomas Bidegain, renowned for his collaborations with director Jacques Audiard on films like A Prophet and Rust and Bone. Adapted from the novel Soudain, seuls by French author and sailor Isabelle Autissier, Suddenly navigates the extremes of life and love. Don’t miss it!