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Bel Ami (17-Feb-2012)

Directors: Declan Donnellan; Nick Ormerod

Writer: Rachel Bennette

From novel by: Guy de Maupassant

Music by: Lakshman Joseph de Saram; Rachel Portman

Producer: Uberto Pasolini

Keywords: Drama

A destitute soldier returning from war in 19th-century France uses his physical gifts and charm to advance his standing in society.

ABSTRACT
Adapted from Guy de Maupassant's 1885 novel of the same name, Bel Ami tells a tale of how Georges Duroy, a handsome young soldier lacking much in the way of a moral compass nor concern for anyone's well-being but his own, utilizes his charisma and attractive appearance upon returning home from war to woo some of Paris' wealthiest women and chart a rise to power.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Philip Glenister
Actor
10-Feb-1963   Gene Hunt on Life on Mars
Colm Meaney
Actor
30-May-1953   Transporter Chief O'Brien in Star Trek: TNG
Robert Pattinson
Actor
13-May-1986   Edward Cullen in Twilight
Christina Ricci
Actor
12-Feb-1980   The Addams Family
Natalia Tena
Actor
12-Nov-1984   Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Kristin Scott Thomas
Actor
24-May-1960   Four Weddings and a Funeral
Uma Thurman
Actor
29-Apr-1970   Kill Bill: Vol. 1

CAST

Robert Pattinson   ...   Georges Duroy
Uma Thurman   ...   Madeleine Forestier
Kristin Scott Thomas   ...   Virginie Rousset
Christina Ricci   ...   Clotilde de Marelle
and
Colm Meaney   ...   M. Rousset
with
Philip Glenister   ...   Charles Forestier
Holliday Grainger   ...   Suzanne Rousset
Natalia Tena   ...   Rachel the Prostitute
Anthony Higgins   ...   Comte de Vaudrec
James Lance   ...   François Laroche
Thomas Arnold   ...   Louis
Timothy Walker   ...   Solicitor
Pip Torrens   ...   Paul the Butler
Christopher Fulford   ...   Police Commisioner
Amy Marston   ...   Nanny
Frank Dunne   ...   Bishop
George Potts   ...   Chief Cashier
Eloise Webb   ...   Laurine de Marelle
Iain Stuart Robertson   ...   Innkeeper
Balazs Czukor   ...   Priest
Rebecca Barrett   ...   Dancer
Tom Muggeridge   ...   Dancer
Matthew Cheney   ...   Dancer
Chloe Trend   ...   Dancer
Dorian Lough   ...   Narration

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