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Sibyl (2019)

Not Rated | | Drama | 11 September 2020 (USA)
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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 »
3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Virginie Efira ... Sibyl (le psychothérapeute)
Adèle Exarchopoulos ... Margot Vasilis (le actrice)
Gaspard Ulliel ... Igor (amant de Margot)
Sandra Hüller ... Mika (le réalisateur)
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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A sly, sultry character study from filmmaker Justine Triet, SIBYL follows a psychotherapist (Virginie Efira) who decides to quit her practice and return to writing instead. As Sibyl starts dropping patients, she begins to struggle with excess time and a lack of inspiration--until she gets a call from Margot (Adèle Exarchopoulos), a young actress wrapped up in a dramatic affair with her costar, Igor (Gaspard Ulliel), who happens to be married to the film's director (Sandra Hüller). Becoming further enmeshed in Margot's life, Sibyl starts to blur past and present, fiction with reality, and the personal with the professional as she begins to use Margot's life as source material for her novel. Written by Music Box Films

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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French visa # 148516. See more »

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References Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

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Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
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Performed by Julie London
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28 April 2020 | by bastosSee all my reviews

This movie is much more confusing than it needed to be which makes the immersion in the story very challenging at the beginning without any big payoff for the effort. It's just a way to try and make the movie seem more interesting than it is in reality. Well shot and acted.


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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French | English | Italian

Release Date:

11 September 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,943,278
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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