Brillante Mendoza / PH, FR, GB, DEUZE, 2012 / 120 min.
Isabella Huppert is the centre of Brillante Mendoza’s hostage drama Captive as the unyielding Thérèse, a French NGO social worker. Mendoza based himself on the true story of the kidnapping of some hundred foreigners on Palawan, an island in the South Philippines, by militants from the Islamist Abu Sayyaf. The film received the Golden Bear at the Berlinale.
PH, FR, GB, DEUZE
Le monde d'Isabelle Huppert
Intense and hypnotising, cool and on fire: this summer at Eye the spotlights are on actress Isabelle Huppert. In July and August Eye offers a tribute to the phenomenal French actress with a programme featuring more than thirty films, interviews, guests and Q&As.