Violette

Devos triumphs in this sharply observed yet sympathetic biopic of a trailblazing feminist author....these may be [her] finest screen hours yet.

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Violette

Violette Leduc (Emmanuelle Devos), born out of wedlock at the beginning of the 20th century, encountered Simone de Beauvoir in the post-WWII years in St-Germain-des-Prés. An intense relationship began between the two women, which would last their whole lives, a relationship based on the quest for freedom through writing, for Violette, and, for Simone, on the conviction that she held the fate of an extraordinary writer in her hands.
Genre
Bio-pic, Drama
Runtime
138
Language
French
Director
Martin Provost
Cast
Emmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain, Olivier Py, Catherine Hiegel, Olivier Gourmet
FEATURED REVIEW
Manohla Dargis, New York Times

When you first see Violette in Martin Provost’s handsome, intelligentlyabsorbing and stirring biographical portrait she’s sneaking through thedark with a suitcase full of black-market goods, which creates quite thevivid, existential snapshot. It’s World War II and Violette is livingunhappily in the ...

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