Plot & Details
Frank Van Passel's adaptation of William Elsschot's novella Villa des Roses stars Julie Delpy. Delpy is a French maid who works at a home for the poor and unfortunate. She becomes pregnant, and is forced to risk a dangerous abortion. The director employed digital effects to help create the elaborate visual design of the film. Villa des Roses was screened at the Hollywood Film Festival.
- Genre(s): Comedy,Drama
- Run Time: 114min.
- DVD Release Date: 09/06/2005
- Distributor(s): Miracle
- Director(s): Frank van Passel
- Starring: Julie Delpy , Shaun Dingwall , Harriet Walter , Shirley Henderson , Timothy West
- Themes: Expecting a Baby
- Tone: Atmospheric,Biting,Dreamlike,Grim,Humorous,Quirky
- Keywords: abortion, boarding-house, maid, poverty, pregnancy
- Language: English,French