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409 Ratings

The Captive

La captive

Directed by Chantal Akerman
France, Belgium, 2000
Drama, Romance, Thriller


A handsome, elegantly dressed, hopeless neurotic lives in a labyrinthine, half-renovated Paris flat with his ailing grandmother, faithful family servant, and Ariane Rey, the object of his obsessive, unquenchable desire and his willing captive in this story inspired by Proust’s La prisonnière.

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The Captive Directed by Chantal Akerman

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