Catherine Breillat is now shooting her fourteenth feature, Abus De Faiblesse.
Isabelle Huppert and Kool Shen star in the story that is based on Breillat’s novel of the same name, about her experiences with Hollywood hustler Christopher Rocancourt. Breillat alleges that Rocancourt took €850,000 from her and is unable to repay her.
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Huppert plays the Breillat-based character Maud, with rapper Kool Shen (formerly of NTM) playing the Rocancourt-esque character Vilko.
Flach Film companies and Arte France Cinéma are producing.
The film is mainly shooting in Brussels.
Breillat’s credits include Fat Girl, The Last Mistress and Anatomy of Hell.