The Flower of Evil Poster

Release Date: 2003

DVD Release Date: April 20th, 2004

R|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
In her 50s, French mother Anne Charpin-Vasseur (Nathalie Baye) makes a most uncommon choice: she decides to run for mayor of the town she lives in. Among the obstacles she faces are an unfaithful husband (Bernard Le Coq), mysterious leaflets that accuse her family of having collaborated with the Nazis during World War II, and a blossoming love affair between her returning son (Benoît Magimel) and his stepsister (Mélanie Doutey) that is cheered on by Aunt Line (Suzanne Flon).

Cast: Nathalie Baye, Benoît Magimel, Suzanne Flon, Mélanie Doutey, Thomas Chabrol, Bernard Le Coq, Henri Attal, Kevin Ahyi

Director: Claude Chabrol

Genres: Drama

Production Co: MK2 SA, Canal Plus Image International, France 3 Cinema

Keywords: Rivalry, Mother, Mystery, 2000s, Gripping, Forbidden love, Brother, France, Father

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