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The Captive

La captive

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Directed by Chantal Akerman
France, Belgium, 2000
Drama, Romance, Thriller

Synopsis

A handsome, idle, and hopeless neurotic lives in a labyrinthine, half-renovated Paris flat with his ailing grandmother, a faithful family servant, and Ariane Rey, his willing captive, the object of his obsessive jealousy and unquenchable desire. Inspired by Marcel Proust’s La prisonnière.

Synopsis

A handsome, idle, and hopeless neurotic lives in a labyrinthine, half-renovated Paris flat with his ailing grandmother, a faithful family servant, and Ariane Rey, his willing captive, the object of his obsessive jealousy and unquenchable desire. Inspired by Marcel Proust’s La prisonnière.

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The CaptiveDirected byChantal Akerman

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Cannes Film Festival
2000 | Directors' Fortnight

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