Down By Love

France – 2015 – 110min – Color – 2.35:1 – Not Rated – Drama, Romance

In French with English Subtitles

Synopsis

Adéle Exarchopoulos (Blue is the Warmest Color) sizzles in this story of a young inmate who falls for her married prison director (Guillaume Gallienne, Yves Saint Laurent). The film is based on true events that occurred in a Versailles prison in 2011, causing a national scandal.

Directed by

Pierre Godeau

CAST

Guillaume Gallienne (From La Comédie Française), Adèle Exarchopoulos

CREW

Director Pierre Godeau Screenplay Pierre Godeau Cinematography Olivier Coutard Producers Pan Européenne, LGM Cinéma

REACTIONS

“This increasingly unsettling tale sets the bar as high as electrified prison walls … very fine work by its two leads.” — Screen Daily

Down by Love is infuriating, erotic and a perfect showcase for both top-notch performances and skilled, measuring filmmaking. “— thirdcoastreview.com

AWARDS AND FESTIVALS

2016 – Boston French Film Festival

2016 – Chicago French Film Festival

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