Happening Movie

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Who's Involved:

Audrey Diwan, Luàna Bajrami, Kacey Mottet Klein, Louise Chevillotte, Anamaria Vartolomei, Marcia Romano, Louise Orry-Diquéro, Annie Ernaux

Release Date:

Friday, May 6, 2022 Limited

R   RESTRICTED MPA
disturbing material/images, sexual content and graphic nudity
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Happening follows Annie, a bright young student who faces an unwanted pregnancy while abortion was still illegal in 1960s France.


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Production: What we know about Happening?

Key Facts

  1. Based on Annie Ernaux’s semi-autobiographical novel.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2021 - December: The film was set to Completed  status.

Happening Release Date: When was the film released?


Happening was a Limited release in 2022 on Friday, May 6, 2022. There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, The Ravine and The Twin.

As a Limited release, Happening will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.

Happening DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Happening was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 .

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