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The Captive (2000)

U 09/27/2000 (US) DramaRomance 1h 58m

Freely inspired by Proust's "La Prisonnière" ("Remembrance of Things Past" vol.5).


Ariane lives in Simon's large Parisian apartment. He wants to know everything from her, follows her, has her accompanied for her trips and constantly interrogates her. Knowing her taste for women and her double life only exacerbates his suffering, his helplessness, and his desire for her.

  1. Chantal Akerman

    Director, Writer

  2. Marcel Proust


  3. Eric De Kuyper


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sylvie Testud

    Sylvie Testud


  2. Stanislas Merhar

    Stanislas Merhar


  3. Olivia Bonamy

    Olivia Bonamy


  4. Liliane Rovère

    Liliane Rovère

    Françoise, the maid

  5. Bérénice Bejo

    Bérénice Bejo


  6. Aurore Clément

    Aurore Clément

    Léa, the actress

  7. Anna Mouglalis

    Anna Mouglalis


  8. Xavier Morange


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The Captive
The Captive

Original Title La Captive

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget -

Revenue -


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