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From The Distrib Films Collection
The Great Game

A film by Nicolas Pariser
Starring Melville Poupaud, André Dussollier, and Clémence Poésy

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Pierre (Melvil Poupaud), a onetime darling novelist disgusted with the publishing world, lets a duplicitous government insider (André Dussollier) tempt him into ghostwriting a manifesto designed to transform the landscape of French public opinion—a shift with risky consequences for the activist (Clémence Poésy) with whom he soon becomes involved. Nicolas Pariser’s debut feature is an elegant political thriller that makes much use of its stellar cast, particularly with the brittle, uneasy rapport between Poupaud and Dussollier, a resourceful and protean actor who commits to his character’s malevolence with relish. 

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema – Lincoln Center, NYC
Locarno Film Festival
Les Arcs European Film Festival

100 minutes / Color
French / English subtitles

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