Director Léa Mysius makes an impressive debut with Ava, which respectfully and unblinkingly grants Ava’s wish to be seen before she goes blind. Ava (Noée Abita) is 13 and about to become blind. When a doctor informs her that she’ll soon lose her eyesight, her reaction is not to cry ― not then, or at […]
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