Monday, September 17, 2018

Keira Knightley Is "Colette"

Sneak Peek footage from "Colette", the new Brit biographical drama, directed by Wash Westmoreland, from a screenplay by Westmoreland and Richard Glatzer, based on the life of French novelist 'Colette', starring Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Eleanor Tomlinson and Denise Gough, opening January 2019:

" 1893, 'Gabrielle Sidonie Colette', a young woman from a country village, marries a charismatic dominating Parisian, fourteen years her senior, known only by the single name, 'Willy'.

"Through his auspices, she is introduced to bohemian Paris where her creative appetite is sparked. Ever quick to capitalize on talent, Willy convinces his wife to write novels—to be published under his name. The phenomenal success of her 'Claudine' series makes Willy well known as a writer and 'Colette and Willy' as the first modern 'celebrity' couple.

"Over time, lack of recognition for her work frustrates Colette, and an affair with the gender-defying 'Mathilde de Morny', the 'Marquise de Belbeuf' inspires her to break free...

"...but Willy is determined to maintain his hold over her, at any cost..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Colette"...