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An Impossible Love (Un Amour impossible)

Irish Film Institute

”I’m too old for this s#!t”

Lethal Weapon

Sorry, but An Impossible Love (Un Amour impossible) is either started or over at Irish Film Institute.


At the end of the 1950s, Rachel, a young office clerk living in a provincial town, meets Philippe, a well-educated man from a wealthy family. They share an intense but short-lived romance, from which a daughter is born. Over the next 50 years, their lives will be shaped by the unconditional love between a mother and her daughter, overshadowed by the impossible love of a woman for a man that rejects her, and of a daughter for an absent and abusive father.

15A CertificateFilms classified 15A have been deemed appropriate for viewers of fifteen and over. However, they can also be seen by younger children - provided they are accompanied by an adult who has deemed the film appropriate viewing for that child. In such cases, IFCO strongly recommends that parents/guardians make informed decisions by accessing the consumer advice available on this website.
strong sex, nudity
135 min
Catherine Corsini
Virginie Efira, Niels Schneider, Estelle Lescure, Jehnny Beth
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