Film & Television

John Maguire: Paris Memories is a harrowing tale of survivor’s guilt and trauma after terror attacks

Involving drama is a very personal look at the trauma experienced by those who survived a series of devastating terrorist attacks on France in 2015 in which over 130 people were murdered and hundreds more injured

Virginie Efira and Benoît Magimel star as Mia and Thomas in writer and director Alice Winocour’s Paris Memories

Paris Memories, directed by Alice Winocour; selected, 15A; rating: ***

On November 13, 2015, Islamic State extremists armed with automatic rifles and explosives initiated a series of co-ordinated terror attacks in Paris.

Three suicide bombers blew themselves up at the gates of the Stade de France just as an international football match kicked off inside. At the same time, another group of terrorists walked through the city centre firing on busy bars and restaurants. A ...