This timely drama follows Pauline, a young nurse and mother, who is recruited by a right-wing politician resembling Marine Le Pen (Catherine Jacob) to be the approachable face of the National Front.
Although Pauline is not particularly concerned with politics, she is seduced by the promise of an increased salary to support her family and the opportunity to make her country a safer place.
As she becomes more embroiled in political theatre, Pauline begins to realise that the message she’s endorsing conflicts with her own beliefs. Also starring André Dussollier, This Is Our Land offers a compelling look at the tensions leading up to the recent French election.
Dir: Lucas Belvaux
Cast: Emilie Dequenne, André Dussolier, Guillaume Gouix, Catherine Jacob
France / Belgium 2016, 118mins