Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michele's life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game--a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.
Starring iconic actress Isabelle Huppert in a career-defining role, Elle is already one of the most acclaimed films of the year. Huppert is MichÃ¨le LeBlanc; founder and CEO of a successful video game company, who is attacked in her own home. Taking what appears to be a desire to shrug off the terrifying incident, she locks the door after her attacker and refuses to tell the police. Upending our expectations, MichÃ¨le begins to track down her assailant, and soon they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game, one that at any moment may spiral out of control. From legendary filmmaker Paul Verhoeven, Elle is a gripping psychological noir thriller. Exhilarating and multi-layered, the film recalls the ambience of Hitchcock, De Palma and Polanski, with a thrilling cerebral edge.
On the first day of term the dean of their prestigious business school tells his students: 'You are the elite... the crème de la crème. Soon the rules of a market economy will no longer be a mystery to you. Learn work and apply. Kelly Dan and Louis take him at his word. Starting from the theory that relationships between the sexes can be regulated by market principles the three sophomore classmates begin to inflate the popularity of certain students artificially by hiring beautiful off-campus women as their dates for exclusive and riotous college parties. The perfect business model their concept takes off like a rocket surpassing its founders' wildest expectations. Soon they find themselves confronting the problems of rapid growth. And then the system truly takes on its own velocity quickly escaping their control... After all they're barely more than kids... and wasn't it all just a game anyway? Funny troubling and touching a powerful Generation Z coming of age story from director Kim Chapiron (Sheitan Dog Pound).
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