Lost Illusions

Lost Illusions

144 minutes
2021
France / Belgium Drama / Historic / Romantic

Lucien is a young unknown poet in 19th century France. He has great hopes and wants to forge his destiny. He leaves the family printing house in his native province to try his luck in Paris on the arm of his patroness of the arts. Quickly left to fend for himself in this fabulous town, the young man will discover what goes on behind the scenes in this world devoted to the law of profit and pretense. A human comedy where everything can be bought or sold, literary success like the press, politics like sentiments, reputations like souls. Venic | Main Competition 2021 César | Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, Most Promising Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design 2022 San Sebastián IFF | Nominee | Audience Award 2021

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2021
France / Belgium Drama / Historic / Romantic

Lucien is a young unknown poet in 19th century France. He has great hopes and wants to forge his destiny. He leaves the family printing house in his native province to try his luck in Paris on the arm of his patroness of the arts. Quickly left to fend for himself in this fabulous town, the young man will discover what goes on behind the scenes in this world devoted to the law of profit and pretense. A human comedy where everything can be bought or sold, literary success like the press, politics like sentiments, reputations like souls. Venic | Main Competition 2021 César | Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, Most Promising Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design 2022 San Sebastián IFF | Nominee | Audience Award 2021

Creators

Xavier Giannoli

Cast

Xavier Dolan, Vincent Lacoste, Benjamin Voisin, Cécile de France, Salomé Dewaels

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Lost Illusions

Lost Illusions

144 minutes
2021
France / Belgium Drama / Historic / Romantic

Lucien is a young unknown poet in 19th century France. He has great hopes and wants to forge his destiny. He leaves the family printing house in his native province to try his luck in Paris on the arm of his patroness of the arts. Quickly left to fend for himself in this fabulous town, the young man will discover what goes on behind the scenes in this world devoted to the law of profit and pretense. A human comedy where everything can be bought or sold, literary success like the press, politics like sentiments, reputations like souls. Venic | Main Competition 2021 César | Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, Most Promising Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design 2022 San Sebastián IFF | Nominee | Audience Award 2021

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Les Misérables
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About show

2021
France / Belgium Drama / Historic / Romantic

Lucien is a young unknown poet in 19th century France. He has great hopes and wants to forge his destiny. He leaves the family printing house in his native province to try his luck in Paris on the arm of his patroness of the arts. Quickly left to fend for himself in this fabulous town, the young man will discover what goes on behind the scenes in this world devoted to the law of profit and pretense. A human comedy where everything can be bought or sold, literary success like the press, politics like sentiments, reputations like souls. Venic | Main Competition 2021 César | Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, Most Promising Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design 2022 San Sebastián IFF | Nominee | Audience Award 2021

Creators

Xavier Giannoli

Cast

Xavier Dolan, Vincent Lacoste, Benjamin Voisin, Cécile de France, Salomé Dewaels

Trailer