MUBI is exclusively showing Mathieu Amalric's The Blue Room (2014) in the United Kingdom from September 25 - October 24, 2016.
How do you condense a book into a single image? How do you transfer a story to the screen? French actor-director-writer Mathieu Amalric embarked on the latter, with a luscious celluloid adaptation of The Blue Room, Georges Simenon's tale of an affair gone wrong. The distillation of one form to another is no easy feat, so here we celebrate the cover art for Simenon's novel over the years since it's publication in 1964.