Nos Batailles (2018): Guillaume Senez’s Feature, Starring Romain Duris as Labor Activist

The two films set to world premiere in the Special Screenings section of Critics’ Week are Guillaume Senez’s Nos batailles, and Jean-Bernard Marlin’s Shéhérazade, a love story set against the backdrop of Marseilles’ underprivileged, crime-ridden neighborhoods.

Nos batailles, Guillaume Senez’s follow-up to Keeper, toplines French star Romain Duris as a dedicated labor activist who is forced to start acting as a father when his wife deserts him.

About 1,100 films were watched by Tesson and his committee before selecting the final 11 features.

The 57th edition of Critics’ Week takes place May 9-17.