The thorn in the heart

The thorn in the heart

DVD - 2010 | French
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A former schoolteacher in rural France, Suzette has always had a fraught relationship with her son, Jean-Yves. Michel Gondry, the director and nephew, appears as interviewer and sometimes moderator throughout the film, uses his camera to explore the rich and often difficult family history in a subtle, sensitive, and humorous way. Featuring new interviews, archival Super-8 home movies, animations, and moving score.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Oscilloscope Pictures, [2010]
Branch Call Number: DVD 371.1 THORN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Épine dans le coeur


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theorbys Sep 24, 2013

Gondry's hands on biodoc about his aunt, who was a rural school teacher in France. Interesting enough with a sort of homemade feel.


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