Release Date: 2012-06-08
Distributors: Magnolia Pictures
Film Genre(s): Romance
SYNOPSISScripted by Rachel Bennette, this is based on Guy De Maupassant’s classic novel Bel Ami, the story of Georges Duroy (Pattinson) who travels through 1890s Paris using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth. It is set in a world where politics and media jostle for influence, where sex is power and celebrity an obsession. Holly Grainger, Philip Glenister and Colm Meaney will also feature.
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