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Drama - Completed 2008

    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 105 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Max OPHULS
    • Synopsis
    • Reduced to a state the total degeneration, Lola Montès, under the big top of a gigantic circus, is forced to reinact her dramatic past. The life story of a 19th century courtesan told via flashbacks while being exhibited in a stylised circus somewhere in America. Lola Montes pantomimes her own image, caught between being a caged animal and a femme fatale, she travels around the world creating a caricature of her decline until the tragic conclusion during a show : a leap into the void...