Claire Denis’ The Bastards First Look

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It is still unknown if the new project by Claire Denis will premiere during this year’s Cannes Film Festival but we already have an idea on The Bastards.  The production company Wild Bunch has just release two film stills and the official synopses.

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Container ship captain Marco Silvestri is called urgently back to Paris. His sister, Sandra, is desperate, her husband has committed suicide, the family business has gone under, her daughter has been admitted into psychiatric care. Sandra accuses the powerful businessman, Edouard Laporte of being responsible. Determined to find the businessman’s weak spot and exact a terrible revenge for the violence done to his family, Marco moves into the building where Laporte’s mistress, Raphaelle, lives with her son. But Marco hasn’t planned for Sandra’s shameful, secret manipulations. Or to fall in love with Raphaelle.

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It was reported since last summer that in the lead roles will be Vincent Lindon and Chiara Mastroianni. Today we have learned that Julie Bataille, Michel Subor, Christophe Miossec, Alex Descas, Lola Créton and Gregoire Colin will join also join them. This will be the first feature film for the French director since 2009 and White Material, and it is already one of the highly expected films of 2013.

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