Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)


Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)

The first real professional success for famed French actress Maria Enders was twenty years ago as the co-lead in writer Wilhelm Melchoir's play and subsequent movie "Maloja Snake", he who picked Maria, then an unknown, personally. She played Sigrid, an opportunistic eighteen year old in an emotionally dependent lesbian relationship with forty year old Helena, who was at a vulnerable stage of her life. Maria has turned down the play's upcoming London revival in which she would now play Helena, it remounted by director Klaus Diesterweg. Her reasons for turning down the role are many including: being at a vulnerable stage of her own life going through a painful divorce; remembering the suicide of Susan Rosenberg, the original Helena, following the original run of the play, the suicide purportedly mirroring what happens to Helena; and the painful memories of the production in still having hard feelings toward who was her older male costar, Henryk Wald, with who she had an affair at the ...
IMDb   6.7 /10
Metacritic   79 %
TheMovieDb    6.7 /10
FilmAffinity   6.5 /10
Release Date2014-08-20
Runtime2h 4min
Content RatingR (R)
Awards20 wins & 46 nominations.
CompanyCG Cinéma, Pallas Film, CAB Productions
CountryFrance, Germany, Switzerland
LanguageEnglish, French, German, Swiss German
Klaus Diesterweg
Christopher Giles
Rosa Melchior
Actress in Sci-fi Movie
Piers Roaldson
Maria's London Assistant
Stuart Manashil
Stuart Manashil
Maria's Agent
Peter Farkas
Peter Farkas
Journalist in Zürich
Journalist in London
Talk Show Host