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Starring iconic actress Isabelle Huppert in a career-defining role, Elle is already one of the most acclaimed films of the year.
Huppert is Michèle LeBlanc; founder and CEO of a successful video game company, who is attacked in her own home. Taking what appears to be a desire to shrug off the terrifying incident, she locks the door after her attacker and refuses to tell the police.
Upending our expectations, Michèle begins to track down her assailant, and soon they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game, one that at any moment may spiral out of control.
From legendary filmmaker Paul Verhoeven, Elle is a gripping psychological noir thriller. Exhilarating and multi-layered, the film recalls the ambience of Hitchcock, De Palma and Polanski, with a thrilling cerebral edge.
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Anne Consigny, Laurent Lafitte,Charles Berling, Virginie Efira, Judith Magre, Christian Berkel, Jonas Bloquet
French | 2017 | Subtitled
"Isabelle Huppert on Elle, the rape-revenge thriller that’s set to divide audiences"
Paul Verhoeven's richest, most complex, and troubling film yet
Funny and shocking, exhilarating and original
Elle is an electrifying sit – uncomfortable, to be sure, but gripping in its intrigue and compelling in its murky picture of sexual power and psychological intent