Season's Beatings (1999)


Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas, singing at a Russian restaurant, penniless, the mistress for the past 12 years of a man who will never leave his wife; Milla, the youngest, acerbic, lonesome. Christmas was when they learned their parents were divorcing 25 years ago. Over the next few days, yuletide depression, Louba's pregnancy, Sonia's crumbling marriage, Stanislas's overtures to Yvette, and Milla's attraction to the man who's her father's rent-free lodger lead each one to re-examine self, family, and hopes. Is renewal possible?

Season's Beatings 123movies
Movie Score: 6/10 from 29 votes
Release Date: 1999-11-24
Status: Released
Run time: 106 min / 1:46
Production Studio : Pathé Distribution, Les Films Alain Sarde, Studio Images 6, TF1 Films Production, Canal+
Production Country: France
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Season's Beatings Casts

Sabine Azéma
as Louba
Emmanuelle Béart
as Sonia
Charlotte Gainsbourg
as Milla Robin
Claude Rich
as Stanislas
Françoise Fabian
as Yvette
Jean-Pierre Darroussin
as Gilbert
Isabelle Carré
as Annabelle
Samuel Labarthe
as Pierre

Season's Beatings Crew

Directing Danièle Thompson Director
Writing Christopher Thompson Writer
Writing Danièle Thompson Writer