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D'après une histoire vraie (2017)

A writer goes through a tough period after the release of her latest book, as she gets involved with an obsessive admirer.

Director:

Roman Polanski

Writers:

Olivier Assayas (screenplay), Roman Polanski (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emmanuelle Seigner ... Delphine Dayrieux
Eva Green ... Elle
Vincent Perez ... François
Dominique Pinon ... Raymond
Camille Chamoux Camille Chamoux ... Oriane, l'attachée de presse
Brigitte Roüan Brigitte Roüan ... La documentaliste du lycée
Josée Dayan Josée Dayan ... Karina
Noémie Lvovsky ... La commissaire d'exposition
Leonello Brandolini Leonello Brandolini ... L'éditeur italien
Elisabeth Quin Elisabeth Quin ... La journaliste
Damien Bonnard ... Le preneur de son
Saadia Bentaïeb ... Jeanne
Véronique Vasseur Véronique Vasseur ... La mère de Delphine
Stanislas Moreau Stanislas Moreau ... Le barman
Valérie Schiatti de Monza Valérie Schiatti de Monza ... Femme Salon du livre
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Storyline

A writer goes through a tough period after the release of her latest book, as she gets involved with an obsessive admirer.

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Country:

France | Poland | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

1 November 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Basada en hechos reales See more »

Filming Locations:

France See more »

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Budget:

€10,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color | Black and White (one scene)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is Roman Polanski's sixth feature film collaboration with cinematographer Pawel Edelman. See more »

Quotes

Elle: People are tired of surprises and twist endings.
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a movie criticizing his time
3 September 2018 | by yrolSee all my reviews

You get the impression that people no longer know how to see a film and what it says. Not only is the rhythm similar to Polanski's previous films, but it develops a disturbing relationship between a novelist and herself and the whole with her audience. The film criticizes the novelists who play on the autofiction and the public of social networks in the narcissistic relationship that all this little world maintains with itself. The theme of the double is at the center of the film and Polanski had wanted to adapt Dostoeivski's Double. Polanski hasn't changed, it's the public that has become more ignorant in general.


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