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Time111 mins
GenreDrama; History; Biography
DirectorWash Westmoreland
ActorKeira Knightley as Colette; Fiona Shaw as Sido; Dominic West as Willy; Robert Pugh as Jules; Sloan Thompson as Matilde; Arabella Weir as Mme. de Caillavet; M�t� Haumann as Count Muffat; Ray Panthaki as Veber; Al Weaver as Schwob; Vir�g B�r�ny as Lotte Kinceler; Dickie Beau as Wague; Kylie Watt as Opera Singer; Janine Harouni as Jeanne de Caillavet; Jake Graf as Gaston de Caillavet; Joe Geary as Bailiff
CinematographyGiles Nuttgens
PlotAfter marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.
ProducerPamela Koffler; Christine Vachon
WriterRichard Glatzer; Wash Westmoreland