By the Grace of God: Francois Ozon on his Catholic Church abuse drama, France’s version of Spotlight

//By the Grace of God: Francois Ozon on his Catholic Church abuse drama, France’s version of Spotlight

By the Grace of God: Francois Ozon on his Catholic Church abuse drama, France’s version of Spotlight

Filmmaking can be such a time-consuming process – years of development, rewrites, shooting and editing – that it seems impossible to make a movie ripped straight from a news headlines. Well, almost.When Francois Ozon’s latest film By the Grace of God played at the Berlin Film Festival in February, where it won the Grand Jury Prize, the end credits began with a caption: that the verdict for the trial of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the Archbishop of Lyon – a major figure in Ozon’s film – was to…

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