Venus In Fur is a saucy bit of chicanery, but so deft and entertaining, we're happy to be seduced. By the end, the viewer is left questioning just what happened.
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Between the excellent performances and Alexandre Desplat's sly score, Polanski's film nails the story's power plays, mind games and wicked humor, even if the latter becomes garish by the end. Emmanuelle Seigner , Mathieu Amalric.
Alone in a Paris theater after a long day of auditioning actresses for his new play, writer-director Thomas Amalric complains that no actress he's seen has what it takes to play the lead female character: Jake Wilson. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account.
The play is being directed by the playwright who, in the opening scene complains loudly to someone on the phone that he cannot find anyone right for the part.
Post Share on Facebook. The play attempts to take on more than it can chew at the end as the explanations fly but actually the film is much better than that. Certified Fresh Picks. You'd be hard pressed to imagine a more seemingly perfect match of director and material than Roman Polanski and "Venus in Fur.
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