2021
Chantal Akerman

LA CAPTIVE

France, Belgium / 2000 / 118’

Chantal Akerman
Ariane lives with Simon in a large Parisian flat.
He wants to know everything about her, follows
her around, and subjects her to constant
questioning. The fact that he knows about
Ariane’s taste for women, that he suspects that
she has a double life, only exacerbates his pain,
his helplessness and probably his desire for her.

Director

Chantal Akerman

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