By Ray Pride

Miriam Bale Says Isabelle Huppert Takes Control As Actress And Auteur In Elle

“In a crucial scene, Michèle literally unmasks her attacker, stares him in the eye, challenging him, unblinking—her rapist is someone she knows. It’s an all-too-familiar paradox: that someone can be friend and rapist, lover and rapist, relative and rapist. Michèle refuses to let her attacker escape this contradiction by being one role or the other. She forces him to be both at once.”
Miriam Bale Says Isabelle Huppert Takes Control As Actress And Auteur In Elle

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