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Leicester – Phoenix

November 29, 2023 @ 19:45

Between suspicions and lies, a mystery grows and the evil spreads.

With more than a nod in the direction of such masters as Patricia Highsmith and Claude Chabrol, director Sébastien Marnier for his third feature sets up camp in a luxurious seaside villa where a young woman finds herself in the company of her strange family. Call My Agent’s Laure Calamy stars as the calculating Stéphane, a worker at a fish factory who shows up on the doorstep claiming to be the long-lost daughter of the patriarch. Cue twists and turns in abundance!

"The Origin of Evil’s wicked ways hit home with all the more jouissance for being deceptively anchored in the real. " - Sight & Sound
Director: Sébastien Marnier | 2022 | 152 mins | France / Canada
Cast: Laure Calamy, Doria Tillier, Dominique Blanc, Jacques Weber
Screened with English subtitles
Classification: 15
The Origin of Evil


November 29, 2023


Leicester – Phoenix
4 Midland Street
Leicester,LE1 1TGUnited Kingdom
0116 242 2800
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