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Sibyl (2019)

A jaded psychotherapist returns to her first passion of becoming a writer.

Director:

Justine Triet

Writers:

Arthur Harari (screenplay), David H. Pickering (English dialogue) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Virginie Efira ... Sibyl (le psychothérapeute)
Adèle Exarchopoulos ... Margot Vasilis
Gaspard Ulliel ... Igor (amant de Margot)
Sandra Hüller ... Mika (le réalisateur)
Laure Calamy Laure Calamy ... Edith (soeur de Sybil)
Niels Schneider ... Gabriel (amant de Sibyl)
Paul Hamy ... Etienne (mari de Sybil)
Arthur Harari Arthur Harari ... Katz (Le docteur)
Adrien Bellemare Adrien Bellemare ... Daniel (enfant patient)
Jeane Arra-Bellanger Jeane Arra-Bellanger ... Selma (fille aînée de Sybil) (as Jeane Ara Bellanger)
Liv Harari Liv Harari ... Livia (fille cadette de Sybil)
Lorenzo Lefèbvre Lorenzo Lefèbvre ... Galotin (assistant de Mika)
Aurélien Bellanger Aurélien Bellanger ... L'éditeur
Philip Vormwald Philip Vormwald ... Le patient quitté
Henriette Desjonquères Henriette Desjonquères ... La meneuse AA
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Storyline

Alternately traumatic and sensual memories from that period keep intruding on 40ish Sibyl's otherwise mended life, like rude mental glitches. Perhaps that's partly why she hits the brakes on her day job, dropping multiple damaged clients so she can spend more time working on her first novel - only for the blinking cursor on her blank-screened laptop to glare back at her like an admonishment. In need of distraction, she changes her mind and takes on a new, intriguing client: young, fragile actress Margot, who's mired in a hellish love triangle with Igor, the dreamy, preening leading man on her latest film, and Mika, her jealous, demanding female director. Pregnant with Igor's unwanted child, Margot doesn't want Sibyl to analyze her so much as take charge of her collapsing life. That's an overstep that the dubiously good psychotherapist, who at last finds writing inspiration in the ingenue's real-life melodrama, is all too willing to take, even jetting to Stromboli to coach her client ... Written by lament

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Drama

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French | English | Italian

Release Date:

24 May 2019 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Sibyl See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,030,970
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

French visa # 148516. See more »

Connections

References Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

La rua Madureira
Written by Nino Ferrer
(1969)
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Surprising , more a drama than a comedy
13 October 2019 | by lemieniciSee all my reviews

Such an unconventional movie, with a great cast . The story is twisted , in many directions but it comes to Sibyl's conclusion , "my life is a fiction ...." Then perfect setting with the Stromboli ;) Sensible , smart , great photo... . and bravo to Virginie, Adele, Gaspard and Nils .


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