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The Adversary Movie Review Summary

Actors: Daniel Auteuil, Géraldine Pailhas, François Cluzet, Emmanuelle Devos, Bernard Fresson

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THE ADVERSARY (L'Adversaire) is a French drama directed by Nicole Garcia in 2002.

The movie depicts the life of Jean-Marc Faure and his family who have just moved near Geneva, Switzerland. For fifteen years, Jean-Marc will lie to his wife, his children and his friends, pretending that he's working as a doctor at the World Health Organization in Geneva. Nobody will ever have doubts about his status. Every morning, Jean-Marc takes his car, heads to Geneva and spends the time reading or driving into the country. Convinced that Jean-Marc is also a smart financier, his friends trust him with important funds Jean-Marc will use to buy a house and give a suitable standard of living to his family. But, after all these years of lies and elaborate strategies, when a neighbour discovers that the WHO administration doesn't know him at all, Jean-Marc will then murder his wife, his children and his parents and burn his house.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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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...    -   criminal/bad doer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics:    -   Mentally ill

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France    -   Switzerland Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Paris

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing breasts Is this movie based on a    -   book

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