Leïla (Leïla Bekhti) and Damien (Damien Bonnard) are married with a son and deeply in love. Despite suffering from bipolar disorder, Damien tries to pursue a normal life, but his condition makes it increasingly difficult for him to provide the stability that Leila so desperately desires.
An emotionally powerful exploration of a family torn apart by mental illness from award-winning Belgian director Joachim Lafosse, THE RESTLESS had its world premiere in the main competition of the Cannes Film Festival.
“An impressively nuanced portraitof the three-way relationship between a man, a woman and his disease.” –Screen Daily
DIRECTED BY JOACHIM LAFOSSE
FRANCE, BELGIUM, LUXEMBOURG | 2021 | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES