Masks Movie Review Summary

Actors: Philippe Noiret, Robin Renucci, Bernadette Lafont, Anne Brochet

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MASKS (Masques) is a movie written and directed by Claude Chabrol in 1987. The picture was nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.
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Robin Renucci's sister has disappeared after having stayed a few months at the famous TV host Philippe Noiret's home. Renucci, on the pretext of writing Noiret's biography, manages to be invited to Noiret's. There, he makes the acquaintance of Catherine, Noiret's godchild. Catherine, suffering from a strange nervous illness, hardly leaves her room. Renucci will fall in love with her and discover that Noiret is methodically ruining Catherine who is a wealthy heiress.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   con-artist/white collar crime Lover is...    -   physically ill or deformed

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing nude male butt Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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