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Paul Verhoeven to Direct 'Blessed Virgin,' Based on True Story of Lesbian Nun

Paul Verhoeven’s next project will be “Blessed Virgin,” which will see the director re-team with producer Said Ben Said and actress Virginie Efira from “Elle” on a film about a lesbian nun. 289 more words

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Paul Verhoeven Sets Next: 'Blessed Virgin' To Star 'Elle's Virginie Efira As Lesbian Nun

Elle helmer Paul Verhoeven is set to reteam with producer Saïd Ben Saïd on their second collaboration, Blessed Virgin. The film will be shot in French (under the title… 445 more words

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Review: Elle

Originally published on CommonSpace.

At the heart of Elle’s challenging and provocative story is Isabelle Huppert. Nominated for an Oscar for this performance, it’s impossible to imagine anyone else taking on the role of Michèle, the head of a video game company who is raped during a home invasion. 276 more words

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ELLE

“…this is a woman whose experiences earlier in life have resulted in something of a twisted psyche…”

Wayward Wolf.

When the central theme of your film is that of brutal rape, yet the gravity of such an incident is then somewhat downplayed, and almost brushed off by the victim herself, it tells you that this is not a conventional Director’s take on the well worn theme of unwarranted assault and retribution. 685 more words

Elle: Empowerment in the Darkness

Elle is the sensational new thriller from Paul Verhoeven, and his first major film in a decade. Starring an outstanding Isabelle Huppert, this French film is not an erotic thriller, like the Dutch director’s infamous Basic Instinct. 212 more words

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Elle: empowerment in darkness 

Elle is the sensational new thriller from Paul Verhoeven, and his first major film in a decade. Starring an outstanding Isabelle Huppert, this French film is not an erotic thriller, like the Dutch director’s infamous Basic Instinct. 212 more words

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Elle (2016)

Plot: A successful business women is attacked and raped in her own home. Traumatised, she searches for the man who changed her life forever.

Director:  294 more words

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