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Lesbian Arts and Literature Romance Europe



2h18m France/Belgium 2013


Violette Leduc, born a bastard at the beginning of last century, meets Simone de Beauvoir in the years after the war in St-Germain-des-Prés. Then begins an intense relationship between the two women that will last throughout their lives, relationship based on the quest for freedom by writing to Violet and conviction for Simone to have in their hands the fate of an extraordinary writer.


Country: France, Belgium
Language: French
Director: Martin Provost
Cast: Emmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain, Olivier Gourmet
Awards: Haifa International Film Festival 2013 - Special Mention Award for Emmanuelle Devos's performance, Toronto International Film Festival 2013, BFI London Film Festival 2013

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