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55 Ratings

The Screen Illusion

L'illusion comique

Directed by Mathieu Amalric
France, 2010
Comedy, TV Movie


A father is looking for the son he hasn’t seen for years in this contemporary adaptation of the seventeenth-century play by Pierre Corneille. Acted vivaciously by performers from the Comédie Française, who recite their texts in alexandrines.

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The Screen Illusion
Directed by Mathieu Amalric

Awards & Festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2011 | Spectrum

São Paulo International Film Festival

2011 | International Perspective

BFI London Film Festival

2011 | French Revolutions

Chicago International Film Festival

2011 | World Cinema

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