Celebrated French director Rémi Bezançon’s incisive, yet tender and humorous, third feature follows a young couple whose carefree lifestyle is interrupted by the birth of their first child, a happy event that also turns their world completely upside-down.
She turned my life upside-down, drove me into a corner, pushed me beyond my limits. She taught me about self-renouncement, tenderness and sacrifice in their most extreme forms." "Why didn’t my mother ever tell me? Why doesn't anyone ever mention this?" A Happy Event breaks the taboo of pregnancy through the tragicomic diary of a young woman who becomes a mother.