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by Glenio Bonder


In 1935-1936, at the height of the rise of Nazism, charming Solal, who works at the League of Nations in Geneva, decides to seduce beautiful Ariane, a protestant aristocrat and the wife of his subordinate Adrien. Ariane is quick to fall under Solal's spell, but their passion is quickly put to the test. Solal believes in absolute love, while Ariane believes in love that can be shared in daily life. Their contradictory desires lead the two lovers toward a tragic fate.

original title: Belle du seigneur
country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Glenio Bonder
film run: 104'
release date: FR 19/06/2013
screenplay: Glenio Bonder, Vincenzo Cerami, James Dearden, Richard Boidin, Nick Rohr
cast: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Natalia Vodianova, Marianne Faithfull, Ed Stoppard, Maria Bonnevie, Janine Horsburgh, Leslie Woodhall
cinematography by: Eduardo Serra
film editing: Philippe Ravoet
art director: Christina Schaffer
costumes designer: Magdalena Labuz
music: Gabriel Yared
producer: Thierry De Navacelle, Jean-Luc Van Damme, Jimmy de Brabant, Uwe Kiefer
production: TNVO, Banana Films, Delux Productions
distributor: Océan Films

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