Now in her early sixties, a former beauty queen (Catherine Deneuve) finds herself jilted by her lover and left alone to deal with the financial problems facing her family's restaurant. What begins as a quick drive to clear her head turns into a full-fledged road trip, and along the way there are chance meetings, a… Moren ex-Miss France gala, renewed ties with her estranged daughter and grandson, and possibly, at the end of the road, love.
116 minutes; French with English subtitles
Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $9; $7 for Modern members; $6 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.