Violette | 2014

Foreign, Period
The intense and tumultuous relationship acclaimed French novelist Violette Leduc had with Simone de Beauvoir informed her fearless, confessional writing.

Cast

... Violette Leduc

Actor

... Simone de Beauvoir

Actor

... Jacques Guérin

Actor

... Berthe Dehous

Actor

... Maurice Sachs

Actor

... Jean Genet

Actor

Company

Production Company

TS Productions

Production Company

Synopsis

Violette Leduc, born as an illegitimate child at the eve of last century, meets Simone de Beauvoir in St-Germain-des-Prés in the years following World War II. An intense, lifelong relationship between the two women begins: For Violette it's a quest for freedom through writing and for Simone, an established writer, she believes in Violette and thinks she is dealing with the fate of an extraordinary talent. Based on a true story.

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