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Year: 2016
Original Title: Elle
Length: 130 minutes
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Studios: SBS Productions, France 2 Cinéma
Distributor: Picturehouse Entertainment
Age rating: Suitable only for adults
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: March 10 2017

United States: November 11 2016

Ranking

Ranking: 2,809 out of 15,710 movies (up 1506)

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7.8 by 17 users

Plot

Paul Verhoeven directs this thriller based on the book 'Oh ...' by Phillippe Dijan. The film focuses on Michèle, a very strict woman in both her personal and professional life. Director of a video game company, she has everything under control. In her personal life she maintains an affair with her ex-husbands best friend. Her family situation is precarious, as her son is dating a young pregnant woman from another man. When Michèle thinks her life can't get any worse, she is assaulted by a hooded man, which radically changes her life. Finally, Michèle with her desire to learn more, decides to start a personal investigation into her attacker, starting a very dangerous game where the rules do not set themselves.

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Academy Awards (Oscars)Academy Awards (Oscars)
2017
1
-
Golden GlobesGolden Globes
2017
2
2
BAFTA AwardsBAFTA Awards
2018
1
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Goya AwardsGoya Awards
2017
1
1

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Trivia Elle

Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman, Diane Lane, Carice van Houten and Sharon Stone were considered for the female lead, but Paul Verhoeven had known Isabelle Huppert for some time and always wanted to work with her. Paul Verhoeven's first feature film in ten years since El libro negro (2006). Selected for the 69th Cannes film festival.

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