Part of SFFILM Festival
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
A new patient triggers a psychotherapist’s obsessions in this psychological thriller. An aspiring writer, Sibyl (Virginie Efira) follows actress Margot (Adèle Exarchopoulos) to a remote island movie set under the guise of treatment. But, really, she aims to observe the young woman’s romantic travails for artistic fodder, crossing more than ethical boundaries as she enmeshes herself in Margot’s world. Efira’s fearless performance as a woman undone by memories of her past and her own transgressions adds an erotic jolt to Justine Triet’s provocative third feature.
“Providing a welcome female viewpoint on a genre that’s been all-too often tackled by men… Sibyl is at once a sultry, suspense-ridden drama, and, like the director’s previous features, the frenzied profile of a woman juggling professional and personal needs with extreme difficulty.” –Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter
Justine Triet is a graduate of the Paris National School of Fine Arts. After making shorts and a couple of documentaries, Solférino (2009) and Des ombres dans la maison (2010), she switched to narrative features, debuting with Age of Panic (2013), followed by In Bed with Victoria (2016).
Director Justine Triet
Producer David Thion, Philippe Martin
Writer Justine Triet, Arthur Harari
Editor Laurent Sénéchal
Cinematographer Simon Beaufils
Cast Virginie Efira, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Gaspard Ulliel