Based on the semi-autobiographical novel Annie Ernaux, Happening follows Annie, a bright young student facing an unwanted pregnancy when abortion was still illegal in 1960s France.
This is the story of Anne, a young woman who decides to cancel to finish her studies and escape the social constraints of a working-class family. France in 1963: a society that denounces the whims of women. And sex in general. This simple but cruel story follows the journey of a woman who decides to break the law. Anne had only a short time in front of him. The exams are imminent and the baby bump is growing rapidly.