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Abuse of Weakness

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
A charismatic con artist becomes close to 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.

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  • Abuse of Weakness is 20 minutes of a great movie and another 85 minutes of nothing much. show more

  • 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

  • This is a work just as startling and potent as anything she has done to date — a powerful example of art being used to exorcise personal demons that is anchored by two stunning performances and some of the most gripping moments to be seen in any film so far this year. show more

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