Abus de Faiblesse (Abuse of Weakness)


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Abus de Faiblesse (Abuse of Weakness)

  • 2013
  • Directed By: Catherine Breillat
  • Rated Not Rated
  • Drama
  • 104 Minutes
  1. Monday, February 8, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Image from the film Abus de Faiblesse Abuse of Weakness
Inspired by director Catherine Breillat’s (Fat Girl, Romance) true-life experiences, Abus de Faiblesse is an exploration of power and sex. Isabelle Huppert (The Piano Teacher, 8 Women) stars as Maud, a strong-willed filmmaker who suffers a stroke. Bedridden, but determined to pursue her latest film project, she sees Vilko (Kool Shen), a con man who swindles celebrities, on a television talk show. Interested in him for her new film, the two meet and Maud soon finds herself falling for Vilko’s manipulative charm as their parasitic relationship hurdles out of control. In French with English subtitles. (2K DCP Presentation)