A Common Thread

French Title: Brodeuses
Genre: Fiction / Drama
Director: Éléonore Faucher
Cast: Lola Naymark, Ariane Ascaride, Marie Félix, Jackie Berroyer…
Run Time: 1 h 28 min
Country: France
Release: 05/27/2005 in the US

Presented at Focus on French Cinema in 2006

This romantic drama who got “SACD Screening Award” at the 2004 Festival de Cannes – Page Officielle tells us the story of Claire who learns that she is five months pregnant at the tender age of 17, she decides to give birth anonymously.
She finds refuge with Madame Melikian, an embroiderer for haute couture designers. And, day by day, stitch by stitch, as Claire’s belly grows rounder, the threads of embroidery create a filial bond between them.