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Comedy of Power (L'Ivresse du pouvoir)

Comedy of Power (L'Ivresse du pouvoir)
  • 2006
  • France
  • 110 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Claude Chabrol
  • Written by: Claude Chabrol, Odile Barski
  • Cast: Isabelle Huppert
  • Language: French

Magistrate Jeanne Charmant-Killman (Huppert) investigates a fraud case and can't resist dipping her toe into corruption. Impressive satirical thriller directly inspired by Affaire Elf, a financial scandal in France in 1998 in which a top magistrate openly investigated some very powerful oil businessmen and seemed to be getting off on it. Fascinating stuff, Huppert as ever is brilliant.

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