Claire’s (Lou de Laâge – The Innocents, L’Attesa) remarkable beauty makes her stepmother Maude (Isabelle Huppert – Elle, Greta) so jealous that the woman decides to kill the girl. Claire is saved by a mysterious stranger who brings her to his farm. Claire decides to stay in the village, causing a stir among its inhabitants. Soon seven men fall under her spell. This is how the story of Claire’s liberation – both physical and spiritual – begins…” Film is directed by Anne Fontaine („Adore“, „Gemma Bovery“, „The Innocents“).
Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert who settled into a Norman village as a baker, sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby. Not only are the names of the new arrivals Gemma and Charles Bovery, but their behavior also seems to be inspired by Flaubert's heroes.
Naomi Watts and Robin Wright deliver riveting performances in ADORE, a sensual and provocative drama about two lifelong friends who find unexpected happiness in relationships that cross the bounds of convention. An unpredictable tale of misguided love and a heartfelt celebration of the enduring nature of female friendship, ADORE is the English-speaking directorial debut of Anne Fontaine. Set in an Australian seaside town, ADORE establishes an aura of fable as it follows two women’s plunge into uncharted waters.
An untrusting wife attempts to prove that her husband is cheating by hiring an escort to seduce him, inadvertently endangering her entire family in the process. Catherine (Julianne Moore) is a respected doctor, and her husband, David (Liam Neeson), is a dedicated music professor. They've been married for years and have a teenage son together, but lately the passion has faded from their romance.