Based on a True Story

Delphine Dayrieux is an author suffering writer's block after her latest novel becomes a bestseller. Then the mysterious Elle appears, as if summoned by magic. A beneficial friendship at first, the relationship expands into increasingly disturbing dimensions. The screenplay of the mystery drama with comedy elements was co-written by Roman Polanski and his French colleague, director and scriptwriter Olivier Assayas. The film is an adaptation of Delphine de Vigan's successful novel of the same name.
Director: Roman Polanski
Screenplay: Roman Polanski, Olivier Assayas
Director of Photography: Pawel Edelman
Editor: Margot Meynier
Music: Alexandre Desplat
Producer: Wassim Béji
Original title: D'après une histoire vraie
Country: Belgium, France, Poland
Year of production: 2017
Length (min): 110
Language: French
Subtitles: Czech, English
Section: Masters

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