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Colette

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Synopsis

Colette, the iconic French writer born in 1873 is known for novels including 'Gigi', 'Cheri' and 'Break of Day'. Colette was married to the celebrated Parisian wit Willy Gauthier-Villars. Willy, fourteen years older than his wife was one of the most notorious libertines in Paris. He introduced Colette into avant-garde intellectual and artistic circles, and while engaging in sexual affairs himself he also encouraged Colette’s own lesbian dalliances.
The couple separated in 1906, and Colette would go on to flourish as a writer, producing most of her most celebrated works in the subsequent decades. The multi-talented Frenchwoman, also a mime, an actress and a journalist, was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948.

Details

Year
2017
Type of film
Features
Director
Wash Westmoreland
Producer
Pam Koffler, Christine Vachon, Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley, Michael Litvak
Co-Producer
Dominic Buchanan, Caroline Levy, Lisa Zambri
Executive Producer
Svetlana Metkina, Gary Michael Walters
Editor
Lucia Zucchetti
Screenwriter
Wash Westmoreland, Richard Glatzer
Production Designer
Michael Carlin
Principal Cast
Keira Knightly

Genre

Production Company

UK, US coproduction

Number 9 Films (UK), Killer Films (US), Bold Films (US)

Number 9 Films
8-9 Stephen Mews
London
W1T 1AF
+44 (0)20 7323 4060
info@number9films.co.uk
http://www.number9films.co.uk

Sales
Company

HanWay Films
24 Hanway Street
London
W1T 1UH
+44 (0)20 7290 0750
info@hanwayfilms.com
http://www.hanwayfilms.com