The story of Georges Duroy, who travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute's embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world where politics and media jostle for influence, where sex is power and celebrity an obsession.
Rfor some strong sexuality, nudity and brief language
Cast:James Lance; Kristin Scott Thomas; Uma Thurman; Robert Pattinson; Natalia Tena; Holliday Grainger; Philip Glenister; Pip Torrens; Colm Meaney; Christina Ricci
Directed by:Nick Ormerod; Declan Donnellan
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