Violette

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Violette Leduc, born out of wedlock at the beginning of the 20th century, encountered Simone de Beauvoir in the post-WWII years in St-Germain-des-Prés. The intense relationship between the two women would last their entire lives, a relationship based... read more
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Violette Leduc, born out of wedlock at the beginning of the 20th century, encountered Simone de Beauvoir in the post-WWII years in St-Germain-des-Prés. The intense relationship between the two women would last their entire lives, a relationship based on the quest for freedom through writing for Violette and for Simone, on the conviction that she held the fate of an extraordinary writer in her hands.

Original Release

09/06/2013

US Release

06/13/2014

Cast

Emmanuelle Devos Violette Leduc
Sandrine Kiberlain Simone de Beauvoir
Olivier Gourmet Jacques Guérin
Catherine Hiegel Berthe Leduc
Jacques Bonnaffe Jean Genet
Olivier Py Maurice Sachs
Frans Boyer Le jeune paysan
Nathalie Richard Hermine
Fabrizio Rongione Yvon Belaval
Jean Toscan Monsieur Motté
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Martin Provost

Writers

Martin Provost, Marc Abdelnour, René de Ceccatty

Cast

Emmanuelle Devos Violette Leduc
Sandrine Kiberlain Simone de Beauvoir
Olivier Gourmet Jacques Guérin
Catherine Hiegel Berthe Leduc
Jacques Bonnaffe Jean Genet
Olivier Py Maurice Sachs
Frans Boyer Le jeune paysan
Nathalie Richard Hermine
Fabrizio Rongione Yvon Belaval
Jean Toscan Monsieur Motté
Laure Sirieix La journaliste
Paulette Frantz Madame Moustier
Thierry Nenez Le concierge
Erwan Creignou Marcel
Stanley Weber Le jeune maçon
Vincent Schmitt Un forain
Jean-Paul Dubois Ernest
Josette Ménard La femme de ménage
Richard Chevallier Louis Jouvet
Claudine Acs La vieille dame

Producers

Editors

Ludo Troch

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