YOUNG FRENCH CINEMA
De Nos Frères Blessés available to Stream until June 30
Experience the true and tragic story of Fernand Iveton and the woman who loved him, his wife Hélène. The 2020 film, directed by Hélier Cisterne, features Vincent Lacoste and Vicky Krieps and is based on the novel Tomorrow They Won't Dare to Murder Us by Joseph Andras. The novel was a political sensation in France and was awarded the Prix Goncourt, which Andras refused.
Iveton was born in 1926 in Algiers to a Spanish mother and a French father who was a member of the Algerian Communist Party (PCA) which Fernand also joined. He later became a member of the FLN and in 1956 planted a bomb in his workplace, a gas works. In order to not kill anybody, he placed the bomb in his locker and set the timer so that the bomb would explode when the workplace was empty. Because of his political record, Iveton was closely watched and the bomb was found before it could explode. Iveton was arrested, tortured, and sentenced to death after a one-day trial and was guillotined in 1957.
The film is a moving account of Fernand's ordeal and of the enduring
love between Fernand and his wife Hélène who became the wife of a traitor after his arrest, but refused to abandon him to
This film is presented in partnership with the Federation of Alliances Françaises and is French with English subtitles.
Stream this film at home until June 30. Tickets are $8 for members and $12 for
After you purchase a ticket, you will receive a link to the film and your unique discount code. Once you enter the code on the site, you'll have five days to watch the film. Finally, once you start the film, you'll have 48 hours to complete viewing.