The Assistant

France, 87 min


Scope, 5.1


With his wife in labor, father-to-be Thomas (Malik Zidi) speeds to the hospital, and in the process, accidentally kills a young man on the road. That death sets into motion events that will change everyone’s lives forever, including the young man’s mother Marie-France (Nathalie Baye), who cannot recover from the trauma. Nine years later, Marie-France takes a job as Thomas’s secretary without him knowing about her connection to his past. As Marie-France’s maternal rage reaches tragic proportions, she insinuates herself into his life, his work and his family in this classic thriller à la Hitchcock.

Directed by

Christophe Ali and Nicolas Bonilauri


Nathalie Baye, Malik Zidi, Johan Leysen


Director Christophe Ali, Nicolas Bonilauri Story & Screenplay Christophe Ali  Music Jerome Lemonnier Producer Tom Dercourt

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