THE COLORS OF FIRE
COULEURS DE L’INCENDIE (2022)
Directed by: Clovis Cornillac
Cast: Léa Drucker, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alice Isaaz, Fanny Ardant
Runtime: 135 mins
Genre: Fiction, Drama, Historical
Rating: M18 (Sexual Scene)
February 1927: the funeral of Marcel Péricourt, the most powerful banker in Paris. Madeleine is to inherit his financial empire, but fate has decided otherwise. A conspiracy takes shape, aimed at robbing her of everything she has. Amidst the antagonism of the men around her, and the rampant corruption of interwar France, Madeleine must draw upon all of her intelligence and energy to survive and reconstruct her life. Her task is all the more difficult amidst the smouldering flames that threaten to ravage Europe.