• Augustine (2013)

Augustine

Release Date: May 17th, 2013

DVD Release Date: September 17th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

In 1885, Professor Charcot studies an illness that causes hysteria. He meets Augustine -- barely out of childhood -- and as he becomes obsessed with her, she tries harder and harder to seduce him.

Cast: Chiara Mastroianni, Olivier Rabourdin, Vincent Lindon, Grégoire Colin, Roxane Duran, Soko , Sophie Cattani, Ange Ruzé

Director: Alice Winocour

Genres: Drama

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    Ultimately, Winocour does stage an instance of what could be called love. It's unconvincing narratively, alas, and an odd disruption of the tone in a film that is otherwise bracingly clinical. show more

  • 80
    John AndersonWall Street Journal

    Soko is terrific, but it is Mr. Lindon who delivers the performance of the film, his internalized consternation amounting to an eloquent dispatch from the war between the sexes. show more

  • 80
    Neil YoungThe Hollywood Reporter

    Augustine's script is a coherent and valid artistic reinterpretation of the case, told against an unfussily atmospheric evocation of late 19-century Paris - persuasive even though the dialogue seldom sounds particularly old-fashioned. show more

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