WHO’S IN IT?
Isabelle Huppert (Louder Than Bombs), Christian Berkel (Downfall), Anne Consigny (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), Virginie Efira (Kill Me Please), Laurent Lafitte (Little White Lies), Charles Berling (Secret Agents), Alice Isaaz (The Gilded Cage), Judith Magre (The Associate), Vimala Pons (Vincent), Jonas Bloquet (The Family), Lucas Prisor (Diplomacy), Arthur Mazet (It Boy), Raphaël Lenglet (High Lane)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Paul Verhoeven (Basic Instinct), director; David Birke (Freeway Killer), writer; Saïd Ben Saïd (Carnage) and Michel Merkt (Maps to the Stars), producers; Anne Dudley (Bright Young Things), composer; Stéphane Fontaine (Captain Fantastic), cinematographer; Job ter Burg (Black Book), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Michèle (Huppert), a successful businesswoman, is attacked in her own home by a masked assailant. Rather than reporting the incident to the police, she starts to develop an unhealthy fascination with finding the identity of the attacker, and luring them into a sinister game of passion that could easily get out of control at a moment’s notice…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Isabelle Huppert is astonishing in an Oscar-nominated performance that defines her career for a new generation, and marks the welcome return of celebrated Dutch director Paul Verhoeven.