Happening
  • Director(s)

    Audrey Diwan

  • Production Year

    2021

  • Genre(s)

    Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    100m

  • Cast

    Anamaria Vartolomei, Anna Mouglalis, Luàna Bajrami, Pio Marmaï, Sandrine Bonnaire

Film

Happening

abortion scenes, strong sex, nudity

HAPPENING is a French drama, set in the 1960s, in which a young woman experiences an unwanted pregnancy during a time when abortion is illegal.

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  • Director(s)

    Audrey Diwan

  • Production Year

    2021

  • Genre(s)

    Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    100m

  • Cast

    Anamaria Vartolomei, Anna Mouglalis, Luàna Bajrami, Pio Marmaï, Sandrine Bonnaire

nudity

There is strong nudity, including brief sight of an erect penis. There is nudity in a sexual context, as well frequent natural nudity.

sex

There is a brief explicit image depicting unsimulated penetrative sex. A woman simulates sex with a pillow. There is also a brief scene of sex between a man and a woman.

theme

Abortion is a theme of the film. There are a couple of scenes of abortion, including a scene of self-administered abortion, and a scene in which a woman undergoes an abortion procedure. The scenes are impactful and tonally strong, although there is limited detail with the exception of some occasional bloody detail.


There is infrequent strong language ('f**k'), as well as other terms such as 'slut', 'bitch', 'prick' and 'Jesus'. In one scene, a man makes an unwanted pass at a woman.
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HappeningCinema100m 0sPicturehouse Entertainment08/02/2022
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HappeningPhysical media + VOD/Streaming99m 39sPicturehouse Entertainment11/07/2022
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HappeningPhysical media + VOD/Streaming1m 53sPicturehouse Entertainment11/07/2022
HappeningCinema2m 0sPicturehouse Entertainment03/03/2022
  • Classified date

    11/07/2022

  • Language

    French