Abuse of Weakness (2014): French Director Catherine Breillat’s Provocative Feature

Inspired by her own true life experiences, French director Catherine Breillat’s Abuse of Weakness is an exploration of the complex dynamics of power and sex and their interfacing in the case of one strange couple. 
Isabelle Huppert gives yet another riveting performance as Maud, a strong willed filmmaker who suffers a stroke. Bedridden, but determined to pursue her latest film project, she sees Vilko (Kool Shen), a con man who swindles celebrities, on a TV talk show.
Interested in casting Vilko for her new film, the two meet and Maud soon finds herself falling for Vilko’s manipulative charm as their relationship spirals out of control.
Runnig time: 104 Minutes
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