Belleville Baby

Program Running Time 76 min.

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Directed By: Mia Engberg
(Sweden, 2013, 76 mins, DCP)

Mia Engberg’s personal docu-essay is a sly model of the genre—it weaves memory, love, loss, politics, class, aging, cynicism and hope into one deeply affecting tapestry. When Engberg was young and living in Paris’ Belleville district, she fell in love with an Algerian crook, who disappeared. Back in Sweden many years later, she gets a call from him…