DVD Review: Bel Ami

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Directed by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod with screenplay by Rachel Bennette, Bel Ami is a British period drama based on the 1885 French novel of the same name written by Guy de Maupassant.

Premiered as an Official Selection at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival, the film chronicles the life of Georges Duroy (Robert Pattinson), a penniless ex-soldier who travels through 1890s Paris, rising to power through his manipulation of the city’s most influential and wealthy women – Madeleine Forestier (Uma Thurman), Virginie Rousset (Kristin Scott Thomas) and Clotilde de Marelle (Christina Ricci).

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‘Bel Ami’ Starring Robert Pattinson Gets US Release Date

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Released in the UK earlier this month, Magnolia Pictures has announced that they are to distribute 1890s Paris set period drama, Bel Ami, and that they have now set a US theatrical release date for the film which stars British actors Robert Pattinson and Kristin Scott Thomas and American actresses Uma Thurman and Christina Ricci.

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TV Spot & 19 New Images of Robert Pattinson in ‘Bel Ami’

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Here’s one for the girls, with a whole 19 new images of Robert Pattinson and a new TV spot for his latest film, Bel Ami, this week.

Directed by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod with the screenplay written by Rachel Bennette, Bel Ami is a period drama set in 1890s Paris. Pattinson plays the character of George Duroy, a penniless ex-soldier, as the film chronicles his rise to power through his manipulation of the city’s most influential and wealthy women, played by the likes of Uma Thurman, Christina Ricci, and Kristin Scott Thomas.

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‘Bel Ami’ Starring Robert Pattinson Is Coming To The US

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Robert Pattinson‘s (The Twilight Saga) latest film, Bel Ami, has found an American distributor this week, meaning that this Paris based period drama will be arriving in US theaters early next year.

Sony Pictures Worldwide has bought the rights to distribute this UK, French and Italian production, which is directed by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod and based on a French novel of the same name, written by Guy de Maupassant in 1885.

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