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The Adversary is a french film of genre Drama directed by Nicole Garcia with Daniel Auteuil

The Adversary (2002)

L'Adversaire

The Adversary
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Length 2h9
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OriginFrance
Genres Drama,    Crime
Rating67% 3.398183.398183.398183.398183.39818

The Adversary (French: L'Adversaire) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Nicole Garcia, starring Daniel Auteuil and Géraldine Pailhas.

Based on the 2000 book of the same name by Emmanuel Carrère, it is inspired by the real-life story of Jean-Claude Romand. L'Adversaire's protagonist Jean-Marc Faure (Auteuil) pursues an imaginary career as a doctor of medicine in a plot more closely based on Romand's life and Carrère's book than was Laurent Cantet's 2001 film L'Emploi du Temps.

The film was nominated for a Palme d'Or at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. At the César Awards 2003 Auteuil was nominated as Best actor, François Cluzet as Best supporting actor and Emmanuelle Devos as Best supporting actress.

Synopsis

Le 9 janvier 1993, Jean-Marc Faure (inspiré de Jean-Claude Romand) a tué sa femme, ses enfants, ses parents puis a essayé, mais en vain, de se suicider. L’enquête a révélé qu’il n’était pas médecin comme il le prétendait depuis dix-huit ans et, chose plus difficile encore à croire, qu’il ne faisait rien de ses journées. Près d’être découvert, il a préféré supprimer ceux dont il ne pouvait plus supporter le regard.

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