Family Tree (L’arbre et la forêt)
Guy Marchand, Françoise Fabian, Sabrina Seyvecou, Yannick Renier, François Negret, Catherine Mouchet, Sandrine Dumas, Pierre-Loup Rajot / Fiction / French
Secrets are stirred by a family funeral in this classy, absorbing drama.
When wealthy patriarch Frederick refuses to attend the funeral of his firstborn son, other family members can’t stomach his decision. What could possibly drive a loving father to absent himself from such an occasion? As his gesture sends shockwaves through the extended family, the most buried elements of Frederick’s past stand to be revealed. Terrific performances and glossy production design flesh out a finely-wrought story.
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