Le Bonheur D'Elza (Eliza)

Presented by English Professor Kathie Balutansky, this wondrous, highly personal directorial debut of Mariette Monpierre is the searing yet inspiring tale of Elza, a talented university graduate who breaks her mother's heart when, motivated by a desire to seek out her father whom she barely remembers, she decides to leave their Paris apartment to return to her birthplace of Guadeloupe. Posing as a baby-sitter for her unsuspecting father's six-year-old granddaughter, she confronts ugly truths about a past she is just beginning to understand.

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