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Photo of Honoré de Balzac
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Honoré de Balzac

“All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.”

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    XAVIER GIANNOLI France, 2021

    Winner of 7 César awards including Best Film, Xavier Giannoli’s lush adaptation of Balzac’s masterpiece smolders with the sins and pleasures of 19th-century Paris. Led by a dazzling Benjamin Voisin, this lavish parable of literary fame and moral decay elegantly mirrors our own era of misinformation.

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