Year: 2009
USA: IFC Films
UK: Metrodome Distribution
Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sergi Lopez, Yvan Atta, Bernard Blancan, Aladin Reibel, Alexandre Vidal, Daisy Broom, Berta Esquirol, Gerard Lartigau, Genevieve Casile, Philippe Laudenbach, Michele Ernou, Jonathan Cohen, Helene Babu
Director: Catherine Corsini
Country: France
Language: French (English subtitles)
UK: 85 mins
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong sex and language
USA Release Date: 1 October 2010 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: 9 July 2010


With her idle bourgeois lifestyle getting her down, well-to-do mother Suzanne goes back to work as a physiotherapist in the south of France. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room in their backyard but when Suzanne and the man hired to do the building work meet, their mutual attraction is sudden and violent. Suzanne must then decide whether to give up everything and live this all engulfing passion to the fullest.

Kristin Scott Thomas has been nominated for Best Actress in the 2010 Cesar Awards for LEAVING and received the Volta Award at 2010 Dublin Film Festival.