THE WOMAN IN THE SILVER PLATE
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A Kiyoshi Kurosawa Film
Script written by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, based on his original idea
French adaptation collaborated by Catherine Paillé and Eléonore
Tahar Rahim, Constance Rousseau, Olivier Gourmet
Malik Zidi, Mathieu Amalric
When there are more than 170 years, a Daguerre devised the photographic process that bears his
name , the rumors were quick to circulate: the strange images, both extremely accurate and floating , they contain an element of the soul of the subject being photographed? Ask for shooting
daguerreotype he returned to give the image a part of his being ? A gradually become a ghost?
For Jean, today young unemployed , these questions are ridiculous and grotesque . When he
became assistant Stéphane Hegray, former fashion photographer passionate daguerreotype, he does not expect the least to cross ghosts. However, he falls in love with Marie, the daughter of
Stephen, and imagine living with her a beautiful life of simplicity and ordinary.
But that ghosts exist or not, Stéphane is haunted by a deep pain, a loss which he has not survived : that of Denise , his wife. Denise does it manifest in Marie ? Marie herself she is a driven by a desire for revenge ghost? What evil powers have their faces fixed forever on the silver plates ?
Anyway, Jean will have to deal with a complex and sometimes frightening reality ...
This project was developed with supports from CNC, PROCIREP and ANGOA
Delegated co-productions :
FILM-IN-EVOLUTION and Les Productions BALTHAZAR
Japanese co-production : Bitters End
French co-production : ARTE France Cinéma
Belgian co-production : Frakas Productions