HOW TO BE A GOOD WIFE
France, Belgium 2020, 109’
Director: Martin Provost
Cast: Juliette Binoche, Yolande Moreau, Noémie Lvovsky, Édouard Baer, François Berléand, Marie Zabukovec, Anamaria Vartolomei, Lily Taieb, Pauline Briand
Paulette and her husband have been running the housekeeping school for many years. Their mission is to train teenage girls to become the perfect housewives at a time when women were expected to be subservient to their husband. After the sudden death of her husband, Paulette discovers that the school is on the verge of bankruptcy and has to take her responsibilities. But while preparations are underway for the best housekeeping competition TV show, she and her lively students start questioning their beliefs as the nation-wide protests of May 1968 transform society around them.