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24th Athens International Film Festival

Fidelity

In his last film so far, the director delivers a sweeping love story, featuring a memorable performance by Sophie Marceau, his partner for 15 years.

Drawing inspiration from Madame de La Fayette's "La Princesse de Clèves", Zulawski transports the action from 16th Century to modern-day France, conjuring up another emblematic heroine in the face of Clélia, a famous photographer who's forced to work in a tabloid newspaper. That's where she will meet the two men she's torn between, an older publisher and a younger paparazzo.

Zulawski's recurring subject-matter, the dominant forces of passion, is at his most restrained, although that doesn't mean it lacks in emotional despair.

The heroine is faced with agonizing moral dilemmas, a constant web of betrayals and the unrelenting harshness of the world around her, whether it's high society of the depths of the underworld, like organ trade and illegal dog fighting.

In his last film so far, the director delivers a sweeping love story, featuring a memorable performance by Sophie Marceau, his partner for 15 years. Th.P.


la fidélité / η πίστη - trailer by NyxtesPremieras

Πρωτότυπος τίτλος / Original title
La Fidélité

Σκηνοθεσία / Director
Andrzej Zulawski

Σενάριο / Screenwriter
Andrzej Zulawski

Φωτογραφία / DoP
Patrick Blossier

Μουσική / Music
Andrzej Korzynski

Μοντάζ / Editor
Marie-Sophie Dubus

Ηθοποιοί / Principal Cast
Sophie Marceau, Pascal Greggory
Guillaume Canet, Michel Subor Magali Noël, Marc François

Γαλλία, Πορτογαλία / France, Portugal
2000
Εγχρωμο / Color
35mmv 165'
Γαλλικά / French


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