Sibyl (2019)

Introduction

Sibyl is a 2019 French comedy-drama film directed by Justine Triet and starring Virginie Efira, Adèle Exarchopoulos and Gaspard Ulliel.

A jaded psychotherapist returns to her first passion of becoming a writer.

Outline

Sibyl is a psychotherapist who returns to her first passion: writing. Her newest patient, Margot, is a troubled up-and-coming actress, who proves to be too tempting a source of inspiration. Fascinated almost to the point of obsession, Sibyl becomes more and more involved in Margot’s tumultuous life.

Cast

  • Virginie Efira as Sybil.
  • Adèle Exarchopoulos as Margot Vasilis.
  • Gaspard Ulliel as Igor Maleski.
  • Sandra Hüller as Mikaela “Mika” Sanders.
  • Laure Calamy as Édith.
  • Niels Schneider as Gabriel.
  • Paul Hamy as Étienne.

Production

Filming took place in Paris, in studios located in Lyon and on the Italian island of Stromboli.

Release

Sibyl received mixed reviews from critics.

Trivia

  • It was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Justine Triet.
  • Producer(s): David Thion and Philippe Martin.
  • Writer(s): Justine Triet and Arthur Harari.
  • Music:
  • Cinematography: Simon Beaufils.
  • Editor(s): Laurent Senechal.
  • Production: Les Films Pelleas and Scope Films.
  • Distributor(s): Le Pacte.
  • Release Date: 24 May 2019 (Cannes International Film Festival).
  • Running Time: 100 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: France and Belgium.
  • Language: French and English (subtitles).

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