Augustine

Alice Winocour

Focus France 102 min Fiction

Synopsis

Paris, winter 1885. At Salpêtrière Hospital, Professor Charcot studies a mysterious disease—hysteria. Augustine, 19, becomes his favorite subject, the star of his demonstrations of hypnosis. But from guinea pig, she gradually becomes an object of desire…

Director

Alice Winocour

She studied Screenwriting at La Fémis, and debuted with the feature film Augustine, starring Soko and Vincent Lindon. Her next films, Disorder (El protector) and Próxima, premiered at Cannes (Un Certain Regard), and San Sebastián and Toronto film festivals, respectively, where they received several awards. Also, she stands out with her work as a screenwriter, with films such as Ordinary People, by Vladimir Perisic, or the multi-award winning Mustang, by Deniz Gamze Ergüven.

Filmography: Próxima (2019), Disorder (El protector) (2015), Augustine (2012, D'A 2022), Pina Colada (short, 2009), Magic Paris (short, 2007), Kitchen (short, 2005)

Alice Winocour

Film information

Director: Alice Winocour
Script: Alice Winocour
Contact: Kinology
With: Vincent Lindon, Soko, Chiara Mastroianni
Country: France
Year: 2012
Format: DCP
Length: 102 min
Language: French
Subtitles: Catalan
Edition: 2022

Awards

FESTIVAL DE MAR DEL PLATA
Millor actriu