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It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
May 102021
 

2021 GOLDEN GLOBEⓇ NOMINEE FOR

 BEST PICTURE – FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND A 

2021 CRITICS CHOICE AWARDⓇ NOMINEE

 

TWO OF US

 

Arriving On Demand on May 11 from Magnolia Home Entertainment, 

the Groundbreaking Film from First-Time Feature Director Filippo Meneghetti 

Unveils the Remarkable Story of a Hidden, Decades-Long Love Story 

Two of Us movie streaming

“Quietly groundbreaking. Entirely unique and uniquely vital.” –  Variety 

“Young lovers move over – Sukowa and Chevallier bring to life an unforgettable lesbian couple. A cause for celebration.” – Screen International

From first-time feature director Filippo Meneghetti comes the critically acclaimed story of a deeply loving and secretive relationship in Two of Us, arriving On Demand on May 11 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. Beautifully featuring quiet warmth and poignant performances from lead actresses Barbara Sukowa (Rosa Luxemburg) and Martine Chevallier (Tell No One), the French foreign-language blockbuster portrays a love story for the ages.

Unforgettable in its unique approach to intimacy, Two of Us chronicles the secret, decades-long romance between Nina (Sukowa) and Madeleine (Chevallier). Hidden from Madeleine’s family, the two cultivate an intimate life of their own, until devastation strikes, forcing their love into the light. An often moving, visual experience rooted in the desire for emotional intimacy, the love between Nina and Madeline transcends gender, family and culture in this moving story. As Nina’s daughter, Léa Drucker (Custody), unravels the truth about her mother and Madline, Meneghettio leaves the audience with an emotionally compelling story that shatters, rebuilds and endures the test of time.

Two of Us will be available On Demand via Apple TV, Google Play, Prime Video, FandangoNOW and more on May 11.

 

Synopsis

Two retired women, Nina (Barbara Sukowa) and Madeleine (Martine Chevallier), have been secretly in love for decades. Everybody, including Madeleine’s family, thinks they are simply neighbors, sharing the top floor of their building. They come and go between their two apartments, enjoying the affection and pleasures of daily life together, until an unforeseen event turns their relationship upside down and leads Madeleine’s daughter to gradually unravel the truth about them.

 

On Demand Details

Street Date: May 11, 2021

Digital Availability: Apple TV, Prime Video, Google Play, FandangoNOW, DirecTV and more

Run Time: 95 minutes

Rating: Not Rated

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