Villa des Roses (2002)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama  |   Run Time - 114 min.  |   Countries - Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, UK  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Frank Van Passel's adaptation of William Elsschot's novella Villa des Roses stars Julie Delpy. Delpy is a French maid who works at a home for the poor and unfortunate. She becomes pregnant, and is forced to risk a dangerous abortion. The director employed digital effects to help create the elaborate visual design of the film. Villa des Roses was screened at the Hollywood Film Festival.

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abortion, boarding-house, maid, poverty, pregnancy