The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq | TIFF

The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq

L'enlèvement de Michel Houellebecq (France)

Directed by:
Guillaume Nicloux
Cast:
Michel Houellebecq, Maria Bourjala, Luc Schwarz, Mathieu Nicourt
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2014
Category:
Synopsis:

September 16th 2011. The press reports on one story: star author Michel Houellebecq, winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt in 2010, has been abducted. Some members of the media go so far as to suggest that Al-Qaeda may be involved, feeding buzz and speculation. A brazen kidnapping? An identity crisis? A schizophrenic delirium? Michel will never provide the media with any rational explanation for what happened to him.

Festivals
Berlin 2014 (Forum), Tribeca 2014

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