About

A lackadaisical handyman and aspiring novelist tries to support his younger girlfriend as she slowly succumbs to madness.

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Directed by

Jean-Jacques Beineix

Written by

Jean-Jacques Beineix (Screenplay)
Philippe Djian (Novel)

Runtime

185 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

femme fatale cult film kiss mental breakdown self-destruction borderline personality disorder self-inflicted injury

Photos

Lists

#154 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#11 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film