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Year: 2017

Original Title: L'amant double

Country: France

Length: 110 minutes

Genre: Thriller, Erotic, Romance

Studios: Mandarin Cinéma, Le Pacte

Suitable only for adults

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: June 01 2018

United States:


Ranking: 602 out of 14,124 movies (up 110)


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7.5 by 10 media


Chloé is a young woman very beautiful but also melancholic and very fragile. To try to help herself, she begins to go to psychotherapy to overcome the depression she suffers. Her psychologist will be Paul, an attractive man of 36 years-old, blond and attracts with his sensual and hypnotic blue eyes. Soon, Chloé will be attracted by her psychotherapist, initiating a passionate relationship in the two lovers will surrender to the delights of sex. After starting her affair, soon Chloé will settle in the elegant department of Paul. It will be at that moment when the beautiful and melancholy young woman begins to perceive that, perhaps, her lover is hiding very important factors about his identity. Directed by François Ozon, this erotic thriller starring Jérémie Renier, Marine Vacth and Jaqueline Bisset.


Cast L'amant double

Jérémie Renier

Paul Meyer / Louis Delord

Marine Vacth

Chloé Fortin

Jacqueline Bisset

Mrs. Schenker

Myriam Boyer

Rose, the neighbour

Dominique Reymond

The Gynaecologist / Dr. Agnès Wexler

Jean-Édouard Bodziak

The Psychoanalyst



Trivia L'amant double

L'amant double had its premiere in the Official Selection of the 70th Cannes Film Festival, competed for the Palme d'Or. L'amant double is loosely based on 'Lives of the Twins' by Joyce Carol Oates. This is the third film adaptation directed by François Ozon based on a novel. The first was 'Angel' and the second 'The New Girlfriend'. If it counts the adaptations of the theater works, L'amant double is the eighth adaptation directed and written by François Ozon.