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Colette

Irish Film Institute

Date
  • Sat 19 Jan
  • Sun 20 Jan
  • Mon 21 Jan
  • Tue 22 Jan
  • Wed 23 Jan
  • Thu 24 Jan
Time
  • 13:00
  • 20:40

Synopsis

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as 'Willy' (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their sexual adventures with other women inspire additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.

Rating:
15
Advisory:
sexual scenes, nudity
Released:
21/09/2018
Duration:
108 min
Genres:
Drama
Director:
Wash Westmoreland
Writer:
Richard Glatzer, Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Starring:
Keira Knightley, Eleanor Tomlinson, Fiona Shaw, Dominic West, Arabella Weir
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