An electrifying filmThe Guardian
Legendary filmmaker Paul Verhoeven returns with his best and most provocative movie in years, a hugely unpredictable thriller featuring a Golden Globe-winning performance from Isabelle Huppert.
Huppert plays the ice cold and controlling Michèle, the ruthless head of a successful video game company who, after being attacked and sexually assaulted in her home, finds herself drawn into twisted obsession with finding the assailant.
BBFC Advice: This film contains sexual violence.
Join us for a special screening followed by a panel discussion about the controversial issues raised in Elle. The discussion will be run by Verbal Remedy, a North East social enterprise which works to break taboos and provoke conversation through a range of blogs and multimedia projects.
Join us for a special Language Cafe after the 17:50 screening on Monday 13 March where you can have a drink and an informal chat about the film in French. Don't worry if your French is a little bit rusty, our experts will be on hand to help out with those bits of vocab you don't know.
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