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The Origin of Evil

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Original language title: L’origine du mal
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In this wickedly funny French thriller, shady relatives scheme for family fortunes through a succession of ingenious twists.

Stéphane’s volatile lover is halfway through her prison sentence while she’s stuck working in a fish cannery. One day Stéphane boldly decides to reach out to her wealthy, estranged father. Stéphane discovers the dysfunctional family around him to be a vipers' nest, all angling for the old man's inheritance and suspicious of the new interloper. Soon enough, she finds herself embroiled in devious hidden agendas during a ruthless fight for the family empire. Who’s the predator and who’s the prey?

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“Marnier’s film manages to be cruelly funny, while evoking the spirit of that master of the French thriller Claude Chabrol, with hints of Patricia Highsmith and Ruth Rendell.”

The Guardian

About The Origin of Evil
  • Community

    Lesbian
  • Director

    Sébastien Marnier
  • Cast

    Laure Calamy Doria Tillier Dominique Blanc Jacques Weber Suzanne Clément Céleste Brunnquell Véronique Ruggia Saura
  • Producer

    Caroline Bonmarchand
  • Company Credits

    Courtesy of: Potential Films
  • Program Strand

    Narrative Feature
  • Blurb Writer

    S.P.
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Mon, Feb 27, 6:40pm

Ritz Cinemas, Randwick
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