THE KIDNAPPING OF MICHEL HOUELLEBECQ

Directed by Guillaume Nicloux
US release date: March 25, 2015

The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq
Original Title: L'enlèvement de Michel Houellebecq
Directed by Guillaume Nicloux| 2014
With Michel Houellebecq, Mathieu Nicourt, Maxime Lefrançois
Run Time: 93 min

Michel Houellebecq, possibly the most widely read living French writer, was believed kidnapped on September 16, 2011. But was he really? After a flurry of media reports of his abduction, the story goes cold and Houellebecq, famously reclusive, refuses to set the record straight. Now he goes one step further by starring as himself in a film that purports to tell the tale.

See it in New York on March 25 to April 7, 2015 at Film Forum

03/29             Virginia French Festival, Richmond, VA
24/04             The Screen, Santa Fe, NM
6/26 & 6/28    Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
 

US Distributor: Kino Lorber

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