About the Film
Director: Guillaume Nicloux
Actors: Michel Houellebecq, Mathieu Nicourt, Maxime Lefrançois and Luc Schwarz
The film will be followed by an informal reception and an open discussion.
PraiseThis comedic interpretation of a rumoured abduction of the writer Michel Houellebecq, starring Houellebecq as himself, won Best Screenplay Award at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq Blurs Fiction and Reality– Manohla Dargis, The New York Times
Houellebecq gleefully spoofs and confirms his public persona as a reclusive misanthrope...– Oleg Ivanov, Slant
About the DirectorGuillaume Nicloux was born 3 August 1966. He is a French novelist, director and actor. He is the founder of the theatre company La Troupe. He has written crime fiction and directed films for cinema and French television.
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