Less was more for the best films in the competition at this 78th edition of the festival. It was also easy for the jury to reject the loud and bold thing that had played its way forward in the last few days. Among the political films in the program, the quietest won after all. “L’évènement (Happening)” by the French artist Audrey Diwan puts his finger on a wound that is reopening before our very eyes, even in many democracies – the criminalization of abortion, which we believed to have been overcome. The Time.news of a young woman’s desperate efforts in France in 1963 to end her unwanted pregnancy could be repeated in Texas in 2021 as well.
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