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Violette

by Tony Pinizzotto
Contributor
Wednesday Jun 18, 2014
A scene from ’Violette’
A scene from ’Violette’  
With "Violette," Provost captures the true-life strife that Leduc was living and masterfully delivers striking performances in a warm and beautifully looking cinematic memoir.

"Violette" is a compelling film, dutifully taking a deliberately paced, careful, step-by-step approach to its recount. The film’s chapter-like segments revolve around different people in Deduc’s life, without judging them; as a whole, the film recount’s Leduc’s unraveling. Director Provost captures the true-life strife that Violette Leduc was living and masterfully delivers striking performances in a beautifully looking cinematic memoir.

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