When she was seven, Elise Gardet witnessed her mother’s brutal murder. Ever since, she has tried to forget this unsolved crime. She’s now 18 and beautiful. But her bourgeois family and her stepmother’s anxiety are suffocating her. Bruno Keller grew up in the industrial wasteland on the outskirts of town. To extricate himself from a family environment he loathes, Bruno increasingly withdraws into his idealistic dreams. Only contemporary art lights up his life. Obsessed about the color white, Bruno wants to create a world of beauty with which he can meld. Bruno and Elise never should have met...
Based upon Ruth Rendell's novel, "A Sight for Sore Eyes"
|sales agent:||Wild Bunch|
|directed by:||Gilles Bourdos|
|release date:||FR 04/02/2004|
|screenplay:||Gilles Bourdos, Michel Spinosa|
|cast:||Grégoire Colin, Julie Ordon, Brigitte Catillon, Frédéric Pierrot, Laurent Grévill, Etienne Chicot, Mathieu Amalric|
|cinematography by:||Pin Bing Lee|
|film editing:||Valérie Deseine|
|art director:||Benoît Barouh|
|costumes designer:||Pierre Canitrot|