Adapted from Christophe Ono-dit-Biot’s novel of the same name (Grand Prix du Roman de l’Académie Française, 2013), Diving immediately plunges us into the depths of an impassioned love affair. Paz is a fiery, impetuous Spanish photographer. She lives in the moment and likes to keep moving. War-correspondent-turned-art-critic César can’t quite believe his good fortune at capturing the spirited beauty and is beyond ecstatic when she moves in with him. But when Paz finds herself pregnant, things begin to unravel… Juggling love story and psychological intrigue, and plumbing the depths of maternal ambivalence, Melanie Laurent’s beautiful, impressionistic, feminist fourth feature looks at love and motherhood from the point of view of an artist and staunchly independent woman.
Avec / with :
Gilles Lellouche, María Valverde, Ibrahim Ahmed dit Pino