The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq

Dir.: Guillaume Nicloux | France 2014 | 92 min

In 2011, the French author Michel Houellebecq disappeared during a press tour. But what actually happened while he was gone? The French director Guillaume Nicloux has his own answer in one of this year's most intelligent and funny films, where Houellebecq himself plays the lead role in an imaginative kidnapping story based on his own disappearance.

Original Title
L'enlèvement de Michel Houellebecq
Title
The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq
Country
France
Release Year
2014
Duration
92 min.
Directors
Guillaume Nicloux
Producer
Sylvie Pialat
Script
Cast
Michel Houellebecq, Mathieu Nicourt, Maxime Lefrançois, Françoise Lebrun, Luc Schwarz, Veran Mauberret, Ginette Suchotzky, André Suchotzky, Marie Bourjala,
Camera
Christophe Offenstein
Sound
Fanny Weinzaepflen
Editor
Guy Lecorne
Production Company
Les Films du Worso
Version
Dialogue: French English Subtitles
Tempo
6
Thrills
5
Sighs
7
Laughs
8
Look
4
Food for thought
9