Persecution Movie Poster
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Release Date: July 23, 2010

On DVD/VOD: September 7, 2010

1h 40m | Drama

While exiting the subway, Daniel is approached by an individual who asks him for a light. A few days later, this same man breaks into the deserted apartment that Daniel is renovating and moves in. Arriving to find the man naked in bed, Daniel throws him out. But the man is madly in love with him and continues to insinuate himself into Daniel's life.

Daniel lives alone, but he goes to his girlfriend Sonia's home two or three times a week. He torments her and idolizes her at the same time. He is emotionally dependent on her. The woman gives all she can to their relationship but her work demands a lot of her time and she isn't always available for Daniel. She wants to love Daniel while keeping her independence, but he continues to demand more...

Director: Patrice Chéreau
Studio: Mars Distribution
Producer(s): Bruno Levy
Cast: Romain Duris, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Gilles Cohen, Alex Descas, Michel Duchaussoy
Writer(s): Patrice Chéreau, Anne-Louise Trividic
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