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Titane Unclassified 18+

Director: Julia Ducournau
Origin: France (2021)
Language: French with English subtitles

Viewer advice: Contains violence and high-impact themes


Buckle up for the wildest, queerest car-fetish body-horror fable ever to win the Cannes Palme d’Or.

Alexia loves cars – in a David Cronenberg way. She survives a childhood car crash with a titanium plate in her skull, and this jump-starts a process of murderous becoming that takes her from gyrating on a Cadillac bonnet at a motor show to passing herself off as a macho firefighter’s long-missing son. Now in her 30s, Alexia has developed a hunger: for attention, for affection, for answers to her doubts about life, survival, bodies, belonging. Also, she’s pregnant … with the Cadillac’s baby.

Julia Ducournau follows up 2016’s thrilling cannibal coming-of-age story Raw with an even more transgressive film – one whose philosophical and filmic audacity earned it this year’s Palme d’Or. Jaw-droppingly grisly, impishly funny and surprisingly tender, Titane is a stunning, feverishly inventive trip that tests the perverse limits of flesh and family.

“The work of a demented visionary in full command of her wild mind … Ducournau threads the needle between clarity and madness, shock and recognition, throttle and clutch.” – IndieWire

In Cinema

Sat 14 Aug 6:15 pm [50004]
Titane (108 mins)
The Astor Theatre
Wheelchair Access
Past event
Thu 19 Aug 6:30 pm [50030]
Titane (108 mins)
Lido Cinemas 1
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
Past event
Sat 21 Aug 6:15 pm [50021]
Titane (108 mins)
Hoyts 11
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
Past event
Sat 21 Aug 6:15 pm [50022]
Titane (108 mins)
Hoyts 6
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
Past event
Sat 21 Aug 6:30 pm [50023]
Titane (108 mins)
Hoyts 3
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
Past event
Sat 21 Aug 6:45 pm [50024]
Titane (108 mins)
Hoyts 10
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
Past event
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Key Cast
Agathe Rousselle, Vincent Lindon
Director
Julia Ducournau
Producer
Jean-Christophe Reymond
Screenwriter
Julia Ducournau
Cinematographer
Ruben Impens
Composers
Jim Williams, Séverin Favriau
Editor
Jean-Christophe Bouzy
Premiere Status
Australian Premiere
Company Credit
Distributor: Kismet

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