Augustine Poster


Release Date: May 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.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Music Box

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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