Release date:June 26, 2009

Studio:Miramax Films

Director:Stephen Frears

MPAA Rating:R (for some sexual content and brief drug use)


Starring:Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Friend, Kathy Bates, Felicity Jones

Genre:Drama, Fantasy

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Plot Summary:

An adaptation of the 1920s novel by French author Colette about the lingering effects of a romance between a middle-aged woman (Pfeiffer) and a wealthy young man (Friend). Set in 1920s Paris, where the young son of a wealthy courtesan (Bates) is educated in the ways of love by a middle-aged friend of the man's mother. When he is forced to give up the six-year relationship after marrying someone else, the young man can't forget her and retreats into a fantasy world.

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