Augustine Movie

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Who's Involved:

Vincent Lindon, Soko, Alice Winocour

Release Date:

Friday, May 17, 2013 (Limited)

Runtime: 1 hr, 41 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

In Belle Epoque Paris, 19-year-old kitchen maid Augustine suffers an inexplicable seizure that leaves her partially paralyzed and is shipped off to an all-female psychiatric hospital specializing in the then-fashionable ailment of 'hysteria'. Augustine captures the attention of renowned neurologist Dr. Charcot (Vincent Lindon) after she has another attack that appears to give her intense physical pleasure. Intrigued, he begins using her as his principal subject, hypnotizing her in front of his fellow doctors. As Augustine displays her spectacular fits in lecture halls, the lines between doctor and patient become blurred, radically impacting the course of both of their lives.

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Who stars in Augustine: Cast List

... Le professeur Jean-Martin Charcot

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Who's making Augustine: Crew List

A look at the Augustine behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Alice Winocour last directed Disorder.

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Production: What we know about Augustine?

Key Facts

  1. Based on a true story.
  2. 2013 César Nominee - Best First Feature
    Official Selection: 2012 Cannes Film Festival - Critics Week - Special Screenings
    Official Selection: 2012 Toronto International Film Festival - Discovery Section
    Official Selection: 2013 Rendez Vous With French Cinema

Filming Timeline

  1. April 2013: The film was in Completed status.

Augustine Release Date: When was the film released?

Augustine was released in 2013 on Friday, May 17, 2013 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Star Trek Into Darkness, State 194 and The English Teacher.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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