Declaration of War

January 27th 2012
  • Drama/Romance,
  • Unrated,
  • 110 min,
  • IFC Releasing
  • Cast: Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm
  • Director: Valérie Donzelli
  • Writers: Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm


This exuberant and deeply moving film follows a new couple, Romeo (Jeremie Elkaim) and Juliette (Valerie Donzelli), who must face the ultimate test when they discover their newborn child is very ill. Gathering their friends and family together, they confront the ordeal together as a form of warfare.

Donzelli infuses the story with unexpected verve using a host of cinematic techniques, music and heartbreaking performances that results in a film about a contemporary couple who surprises even themselves with their ability to fight not only for the life of their child but for each other.

The result is a film will bring tears to your eyes but will dazzle you with its contagious vitality for life. "Declaration of War" draws on the real life experiences of Donzelli and co-star/co-writer Elkaim and what they went through when their own son fell ill.

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  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

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