Based on a True Story


Based on a True Story
Controversial director Roman Polanski’s latest film is about a writer who goes through a tough period after the release of her latest book, as she gets involved with an obsessive admirer. In French language with English subtitles.

100 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language).
Comedy, Detective/Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Female interest, On the art circuit

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There’s nothing in your nose.
There’s nothing in your nose.

Credits

Cast
Emmanuelle Seigner, Eva Green, Vincent Perez, Dominique Pinon
Director
Roman Polanski
ScreenplayOlivier Assayas, Roman Polanski, from the novel by Delphine de Vigan
MusicAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyPawel Edelman
EditingMargot Meynier
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2017
Produced byA consortrium of European companies

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageFailrly frequent, mild to moderate impact used in the context of frustration.
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceLow to mild impact psychologocal violence and infrequent with no blood-letting.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThe material contains complex and mature themes of having an imaginary friend, inspiration, fame, being an author, depression, loneliness, isolation, lies, secrets, friendship, betrayal, kidnapping, survival, being poisoned, obsession and identity theft. Themes are presented in a context of a mystery genre, are psychologically threatening and will be confusing, distressing and inappropriate for children less than 13 years old.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.



Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Times
Deborah Young quote iconFrench tale is drenched in emotion.
10
24.com
Ilan Preskovsky quote iconFalling squarely between art film and a somewhat trashy thriller, it's far too staid and laborious to work as a thriller and too silly to work as an art film.
5
Metacritic.com
8 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
21 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
10

What the People say

Rottentomatoes users
59 users
10
IMDB
1968 Netizens
11

Average .. 47%

9

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