NELLY

By Anne ÉMOND

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Drama - Completed 2016

Inspired by the life and work of Nelly Arcan who scandalized the literary world with her novel based on her experiences as an escort.

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& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2016
Vanguard
Festival Films by the Sea 2016
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur 2016
Filmfest Hamburg 2016
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 101 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Anne ÉMOND
    • Writer(s)
    • Anne ÉMOND, Dear criminals (BAND)
    • Producer(s)
    • Nicole ROBERT (Films Nelly Inc.)
    • Synopsis
    • NELLY is a portrait of a fragmented woman, lost between irreconcilable identities: writer, lover, call girl, and star. Several women in one, navigating between great exaltation and great disenchantment - a film mirror of a violent life and a radical work.

      A film inspired by the life and work of novelist Nelly Arcan. A literary star in France and Quebec, her novels drew inspiration from her own experience as a professional escort before ultimately committing suicide at the age of thirty-six.
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