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EUFF 2022: Lost Illusions

Presented by European Union Film Festival at Alliance Française de Toronto, Toronto ON

Dec 02 2022
EUFF 2022: Lost Illusions

France/Belgium | Xavier Giannoli | 2022 | 149 min

A richly detailed, visually gorgeous adaptation of the eponymous Balzac novel, Lost Illusions is set in the 1820s and revolves around 20-year-old poet Lucien de Rubempré, who travels from his provincial home to Paris after a scandalous affair with a local society lady. He is sensitive, idealistic, and determined to force the literary world to notice him. Contrary to his high expectations, he finds he has to make ends meet by writing shallow,

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