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1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
A charismatic con artist becomes close Maud, a famous director, after she has a stroke. He makes her feel alive again, and she lets him borrow huge sums of money.

Cast: Isabelle Huppert , Christophe Sermet , Daphné Baiwir , Nicolas Steil , Jean-François Lepetit , Kool Shen , Laurence Ursino , Ronald Leclercq

Director: Catherine Breillat

Genres: Drama

Abuse of Weakness (2013)

Release Date: January 1st, 2013|1 hr. 45 min.

critic reviews (4)
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  • 80
    Boyd van Hoeij The Hollywood Reporter

    Like in all of the director’s work, psychologically reductive readings of the characters are absent, though intriguing performances give audiences a way into the material. show more

  • 75
    Slant Magazine

    Breillat's scripting of Maud as fatally distant from her family, willfully independent, but more believably abandoned, is haunting. show more

  • 83
    The Playlist

    Abuse of Weakness is a frustrating experience, yet one that feels utterly unique and relentlessly watchable. show more

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