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Villa Amalia

Director: Benoit Jacquot
Language: French with English subtitles
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Xavier Beauvois, Maya Sansa

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Benoit Jacquot's Villa Amalia, his fifth collaboration with Isabelle Huppert, is an assured and intriguing exploration of the experiences of a woman who abandons her career and liquidates her posessions to head off towards an unknown future.

Legendary French screen actress Isabelle Huppert headlines this sumptuous, passionate tale, adapted from the acclaimed novel by Pascal Quignard (All the Mornings of the World). Huppert stars as Ann, a gifted and brilliant musician whose sense of security falls to pieces when she witnesses her husband kissing another woman. Without hesitation, she abandons him and takes a headlong rush into the arms of a new beginning, embarking on a transnational journey that ultimately takes her to an isolated villa on the secluded island of Ischia, Italy.

Once settled, Ann insists on goading herself to fresh extremes, and takes it upon herself to swim out as far into the ocean as possible. Fainting under the scorching summer rays, her floating body is pulled out of the water by local woman Giulia, with whom Ann begins to explore a whole new facet of life.

"A sombre reflection on the ultimate romantic fantasy" - Sight & Sound

DVD/BD Extras:
Interview with Benoit Jacquot
Picture Gallery
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Xavier Beauvois, Maya Sansa
Director: Benoit Jacquot
Country: France
Year: 2009
Certificate: PG
Duration: 94 mins
Soundtrack: Dolby Digital 5.1
Aspect ratio: 16x9 anamorphic widescreen
Language: French with English subtitles
Released: 2010-10-04
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