Rated NR · 102 min. · 2013


In Belle Epoque Paris, 19-year-old kitchen maid Augustine suffers an inexplicable seizure that leaves her partially paralyzed and is shipped off to an all-female psychiatric hospital specializing in the then-fashionable ailment of 'hysteria'. Augustine captures the attention of renowned neurologist Dr. Charcot after she has another attack that appears to give her intense physical pleasure. Intrigued, he begins using her as his principal subject, hypnotizing her in front of his fellow doctors. As Augustine displays her spectacular fits in lecture halls, the lines between doctor and patient become blurred, radically impacting the course of both of their lives.

Official Site: www.AugustineMovie.com
Director: Alice Winocour
Writer: Alice Winocour
Producer: Isabelle Madelaine, Laurent Pétin, Michèle Pétin and Emilie Tisné
Cast: Chiara Mastroianni, Olivier Rabourdin, Vincent Lindon, Grégoire Colin, Roxane Duran, Sophie Cattani, Stéphan Wojtowicz, Aurore Broutin, Frans Boyer and Lise Lamétrie

Now Playing

Augustine is not showing in any theaters in the area.


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

Roll over stars and click to rate.

You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

  • Genre

  • Rating

All content © Copyright 2018, The Colorado Springs Independent

Website powered by Foundation